Organic garment market grows as GOTS shows continued significant growth 

Worldwide awareness and demand of organic garments is increasing with time. This got confirmed with the new and increased figures of Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS) which show continued significant growth. According to official information, in 2018, the number of GOTS certified facilities showed an increase of 14.6 per cent from 5,024 to 5,760 facilities. Certified facilities are now located in 64 countries around the globe. The progress is seen in both production and consuming regions. 

India is leading at many fronts as far as GOTS is concerned. Besides a thriving export market, India has an emerging domestic market for organic textiles. Several new brands have started offering GOTS goods in domestic sector during year 2018 and two major brands are planning to do so this year. 

GOTS certification covers the processing of certified organic fibres along the entire supply chain from field to finished product.

Top ten countries in terms of total number of certified facilities

India

Bangladesh

Turkey

Germany

Italy

China

Pakistan

Portugal

US

S. Korea

1973

689

519

500

340

301

238

215

127

85

 

 

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