Mauritius Textile Industry – Mauritius 2001
Mauritius is one of the largest fully fashioned knitwear producer , the third largest exporter of pure new wool products and Europe’s fourth largest supplier of T-shirts. There are over 50,000 employees in Textile and Garment companies in Export processing Zone (EPZ). The exports are concentrated in four main categories pullovers, T-shirts, shirts and trousers.Diversification is taking in new sectors such as children’s wear , beachwear, suits and lingerie. T-shirts export is almost worth 320 Million dollars.
A set of four stamps were issued by Mauritius on Textile Industry on 10 Jan 2001.
One Rupee – Finished Pullover Three Rupees – Computer Aided Machinery
Six Rupees – T-shirt Folding Machine 10 Rupees – Embroidery Machine