Tirupur textile industry is today poised for a big growth. Tirupur looks set to exploit overseas orders that are getting diverted from Bangladesh and China, where the industry is increasingly facing issues related to workshop safety, labour rights, higher wages and political uncertainty. Exports from Tirupur stood at Rs. 240 bn in 2017-18 as against Rs. 260 bn in 2016-17. Tirupur accounted for around 46.57 per cent of the total knitwear exports from India, which is estimated to be around Rs. 515.26 bn in 2017-18.