It is business as usual as far as India’s exports of textiles and apparel to the US are concerned. There was a sharp 8.33 percent increase in the first six months of 2019 (January-June) over the same period last year. Apparel, the most important item in the country’s textiles export basket, posted a 10.43 percent growth during the same period, as per the latest US data. What is more, India has overtaken China in respect of exports of apparel as well as total exports of textiles and garments. A further encouraging development is that India’s exports had been higher than the total exports of this product to the US. This shows that these exports have remained unaffected despite withdrawal by Washington of the benefits of its Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) scheme to India’s exports, including textiles and garments, on June 5 this year.