French textile industry accounts for 2200 companies and 61000 employees.
The complete textile manufacturing process is complex and all steps can be carried in France : spinning, weaving, knitting, ennobling ...
Textile cover many applications : clothing, home textile, health, and many industries with technical use textiles.
Most french textile companies are SMEs (63%).
Employment, turnover and exportations increase, driven by fashion and luxury markets and technical use textile development.