The country is the world’s biggest seller of paper towels and its biggest paper supplier to India, according to a report.
The survey, which was conducted by the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and found that the country sells over 30 million of these towels a year, according the report.
India is the largest market for the market.
It accounts for over 40 per cent of the global market for paper towels while China has a bigger share at 30 per cent.
India has about 10.8 million square metres of square feet of paper towel production and imports a total of 2.4 million tons of the product annually, according IISc.
The Indian textile industry is also the biggest source of paper products, producing 2.6 million tons annually, the report said.
The country is also an export market, importing a whopping 12.2 million tons a year from its domestic textile sector.
The paper towel market in India is expected to reach $3.4 billion in 2022, up from $1.8 billion in 2021, the study said.