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Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council (TEXPROCIL): How to register?

Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council (TEXPROCIL) works towards empowering cotton apparel sellers and promotes the export of cotton products globally. Here’s a guide to understand its role and the process to register.
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With over 3,000 businesses registered across India, the Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council, also known as TEXPROCIL, is the international face of India’s cotton textile industry. With an aim to enable and empower textile export, TEXPROCIL was established in 1954 as an autonomous, non-profit entity. Identifying the growing demand from international markets, the council works towards encouraging local sellers and manufacturers to scale their businesses globally and take their cotton textile products to the world.

Roles and functions of TEXPROCIL

• Organize fairs, buyer-seller meets and overseas trade delegations
• Provide information to international customers about Indian export businesses
• Conduct market surveys and provide information on industry trends
• Identify potential new marketplaces and promote exports
• Collaborate and work with the Government of India on export promotion policies and schemes
• Create awareness among members on various procedures and policies of the government
• Encourage members to reach out to international customers through various export promotion activities1

Export products promoted under TEXPROCIL

o Raw cotton
o Cotton yarns and blended yarns
o Woven and knitted fabrics
o Home textiles (Bed linen, kitchen linen, bath towels, etc.)
o Technical textiles (Protective, medical and geo textiles)2

Documents required for TEXPROCIL membership

1. IEC
2. PAN
3. GST number
4. Chartered Accountant (CA) certificate for export turnover
5. M & AOA (Memorandum and Articles of Association)

Step-by-step procedure to register with TEXPROCIL

Here’s how you can register with TEXPROCIL:

1. Visit the official website of Texprocil and click on the membership menu.
2. Click on Membership login. The membership management program screen will appear. Now, click on enter now.
3. Click on new member if you haven’t registered yet. If you have already registered, you can click on the option of registered member.
4. Fill the required details like business name and IEC number.
6. Attach the above-mentioned documents as required. Take a print of the filled form.
7. The signed application form, along with self-attested hard copies of the uploaded documents and payment receipt, need to be sent to the head office of Texprocil in Mumbai.
8. Once the documents are verified, you will receive the approval of membership on your registered email address3.

Once you’ve received Registration-Cum-Membership Certificate (RCMC), you can export from India easily with ecommerce.

Easy textile exports from India with Amazon

Exporting textile products from India to the world has become simple and easy with ecommerce exports programs. Amazon Global Selling is one such ecommerce exports program that enables exporters to sell internationally in 18+ international marketplaces without setting up a physical store or warehouse abroad. With Global Selling, you can export from your manufacturing unit or office and reach millions of international customer shopping on Amazon USA, UK, Australia, UAE, Singapore, Canada and more. To assist you in international shipping, Amazon provides fulfillment (Amazon FBA) and other logistic services.

Frequently Asked Questions

What textile products can be exported from India?
A range of textile products like ethnic wear, children's wear, cotton textiles, handwoven garments, woolen and silk textiles, home textiles, and kitchen linen can be exported from India.
How can I export textiles from India?
You can export textile from India with Amazon Global Selling by completing registration and providing KYC documentation. Once you've registered, you can list your products on 18 international marketplaces and ship them safely throughout the world using Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) service.
What are the documents required to export textile?
To export textiles from India, sellers need to check and ensure they have labelled their products as per Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and applicable American Society of Testing and Materials (ASTM) guidelines.
Published on April 4, 2022.

Sources:
1. http://texmin.nic.in/about-us/export-promotion-councils
2. https://www.ibef.org/exports/cotton-industry-india.aspx
3. https://texprocil.org/
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