Silk Production: The Global ScenarioAuthor : K. Thiripura Sundari and P. Ramalakshmi
Volume 7 No.2 July-September 2018 pp 22-24
Silk is a high value-added product and it always ranks comparably higher than any other textile fiber known in human history or in use in present times because of its appreciation in terms of consumer preference, unit values, fashion significance, employment generation, income generating opportunities in producer communities and the intangible value related to the preservation of mankind’s cultural heritage. Over the centuries, silk has been recognized for its unique characteristics of comfort, luster and glamour. The most loved fiber, the world over, silk spells luxury, elegance and class with its unparalleled grandeur, the silk fabric has reigned as the undisputed “queen of textiles” over the centuries. The major silk producing countries in the world are; China, India, Uzbekistan, Brazil, Japan, Republic of Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, DPR Korea, Iran, etc. Hence, against this backdrop an attempt is made in this paper to analyze the Global silk production.
Silk Fabric, Countries, Luxury, Queen of textiles
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