While imports of all products in the man-made fibre (MMF) value chain has steeply increased since the introduction of GST, destructing the domestic manufacturing industry, imports of polyester and viscose spun yarn have particularly shot up multi-fold lately. Imports of polyester yarn increased 193 per cent from 29,08,000 kg in July 2018 to 85,35,000 kg in July 2019. Similarly, viscose yarn imports shot up 342 per cent from 6,47,000 kg in July last year to 28,58,000 kg in July this year.