(HS Code 621420)
Pashmina Shawls (HS Code 621420): Shawls, scarves, mufflers, mantillas, veils and similar articles of wool or fine animal hair (excluding knitted or crocheted).
Introduction: Pashmina is one of the finest fibre known obtained in Nepal from mountain goat locally called Chyangra (Capra Hircus).
In 2019, Nepal's pashmina shawls export represent 1.3% of world exports for this product, its ranking in world exports is 9.
Major Exporters: Italy, France, China, India, UK
Major Raw Material Origin: Chyangra goat (Capra Hircus)
No. of Chyangra Goat Population in Nepal: Estimated over 100,000
Fibre Production in Nepal: 84-224 gm/goat/year (Source: Study Report, ,MOICS)
Pashmina Shawls Processing: Sorting, De-hairing, Spinning, weaving and dyeing.
No. of Industries: Estimate Over 1,000
No. of Employment: Over 50,000
Product Size: Shawls - 18"X78" /Mufflers - 18"X65" and Scarves - 12"X60"
Uses: Fashion Wear.
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World Import ion 2019 :- 3,819 Million USD
5 Year Average Growth :- 0.5 %
Potential Markets for Nepal :- United States of America, France, Japan, Germany, United Arab Emirates, UK, China