E12 - Indian Natural Fibres
The products made from natural fibres, such as jute, cotton, and coir, all have their origin in India. The country pioneered jute and cotton cultivation. The inhabitants of Indus Valley Civilization grew cotton during the 5th4th millennium BCE and converted cotton into threads, which were later used in fabrics. Also, since ancient times, India have been growing and exporting raw jute to the West.