Share of India in global production of coir is around 55% of world production
India is the largest producer of coir in the world with a production of 5,42,000 MT which comes to around 55% of world production of coir. India is followed by Sri Lanka and Vietnam in terms of production of coir.
The thrust of Government has been to promote production of coir in the non-traditional States for which Coir Board has recently opened offices in Sindhudurg in Maharashtra, Kavaratti in Lakshadweep and Port Blair in Andaman & Nicobar Islands.
Contributed By Sonia Narula