About Surat

Surat International Textile Expo


South Gujarat and Surat in particular is a land of entrepreneurs and people with strong vision to grow beyond boundaries with innovation.

  • Surat is a Jewel in the Crown of the Vibrant State of Gujarat. It is the Commercial Capital of Gujarat with a Highest GDP in the country, In terms of GDP Contribution from the cities of India, Surat is Ranked as 8th in the total ranking having a GDP of nearly US $ 58 Billion, which is more than many countries of the world.
  • As per the Study Conducted by the Oxford Economics, Surat is currently the World’s Fastest Growing City in Terms of its GDP Contribution and Population Growth.
  • Surat is also known as India’s “Diamond City” and “Silk City”
  • Under Man Made Fibre Textiles, Surat is Competing Directly with China, and has highest in the world Waterjet Machines just next to the count of entire China.
  • Surat Contributes to nearly 65% of the production of MMF Textiles in India, it is the only city in India, which has entire supply chain of MMF textile across India.
  • National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) has declared Surat as the most prosperous Indian City with the Highest Per Capita Household Income.
  • World’s Biggest Diamond Cutting & Polishing Industry and India’s largest Man Made Fabric industry has put Surat on the map of the world.
  • Surat is the hub of MSMEs in Gujarat. SITEX 2022 will tap this immense growth potential.
  • The Hazira belt about 17 KMS. FROM Surat has the highest investment figure with the presence of many conglomerates like Reliance, L & T, ONGC, ArcelorMittal, NTPC, GAIL, KRIBHCO, SHELL, Ambuja Cement, CAIRN Energy, Adani Port, BPCL, Gujarat Gas Co. Ltd, NIKO and many more at Ankleshwar, Bharuch, Dahej, Navsari, Valsad & Vapi mention worthy corporate.



    • Total No. of Looms: 6,00,000
    • Total No. of Water Jet: 30,000 | Rapier: 25,000
    • Total No. of Air Jet: 3,000 | Velvet: 1,500
    • Total No. of Process Houses: 350
    • Total Embroidery Machines : 1,50,000
    • Total Number of Warp Knitting Machines: 1,200
    • Total Number of Circular Knitting Machines: 3,500
    • Total No. of Textile Shops: 75,000
    • Total Yarn Production per Year:10.50 lacs MT
    • Total Yarn Sales per year: 115 Billion INR
    • Total Fabric Production per year: 13,000 Million Meters
    • Appx Sale Value of Fabric produced in a year: 850 Billion INR
    • Total Employment in Textile Sector in Surat: 1.5 Million People
    • Entrepreneurs in Textile segment in Surat: 1.50 lacs Individual
    • % Annual Growth Rate: 10 to 12%
    • Synthetic Textile Production at
    • Surat (% of India): 65 %