Case | HBS Case Collection | October 1995 (Revised April 1997)

Apparel Exports and the Indian Economy

by Ananth Raman


Indian apparel exports are enjoying considerable success in the international markets. However, the future is uncertain owing to impending technological, regulatory, and market changes. This case explores the long lead times for sourcing apparel from India and provides situational context for students to explain this phenomenon.

Keywords: Working Capital; Supply Chain Management; Supply and Industry; Apparel and Accessories Industry; India;


Raman, Ananth. "Apparel Exports and the Indian Economy." Harvard Business School Case 696-065, October 1995. (Revised April 1997.)