CIEL Textile owns 56% of CIEL Textile, a fully-fledged subsidiary and world-class global player in textile and garment operations.

CIEL Textile is listed on the Development and Enterprise Market (DEM) of the Stock Exchange of Mauritiu, since 2006.

CIEL Textile is a regional one-stop shop, with vertically integrated business units, from yarn spinning to finished garments.

Over 18,000 employees

Countries: Mauritius, Madagascar, Bangladesh and India

Fine Knits : 12 million garments produced

Knitwear : 4.4 million garments produced

Woven: 8 million garments produced

Exports 31 million garments annually to Europe, India, South Africa and USA


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Textile Woven Cluster

  • Aquarelle Group

    Aquarelle produces and exports some 14 million shirts and 8 million meters of woven fabric per year. The group has successfully positioned its products in an up-market and aims to be the “Best alternative to China”.


    • Consolidated Fabrics Limited (CFL): specialised in manufacturing of fabrics
    • Pastel Blue: specialised in the production of women’s shirts
    • Laguna Clothing: specialised in the production of men’s shirts
    • Aquarelle Casual: specialised in the production of casual shirts


    Countries: Mauritius, Madagascar, India and Bangladesh

    Turnover: Rs 5 billion (USD 162.8 million) as at 30 June 2014.

    Brochure Aquarelle (PDF, 1910 Kb)

Textile Fine Knits Cluster

  • Tropic Knits and CDL

    Tropic Knits Ltd

    Tropic Knits is one of the largest vertically integrated manufacturers of quality jersey-wear garments in the Indian Ocean, with factories in Mauritius and Madagascar. The company produces some 12 million T-shirts and polo shirts yearly. With a dynamic and proactive design department, Tropic Knits proposes fast and high-quality integrated product developments and sampling to international market leaders.

    Workforce: 2900

    Countries: Mauritius, Madagascar

    Turnover:  Rs 2,1 billion (USD 68 million) as at 30 June 2013


    Created in 1989, CDL is a fully integrated knitting, dyeing and finishing mill producing fabric for the fine knits garment making industry.

    CDL Knits Limited formerly known as Consolidated Dyeing & Fabrics Limited (CDFL).

    Workforce: 470

    Country: Mauritius

    Turnover:  Rs 1,2 billion (USD 39 million) at 30 June 2015

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Textile Knitwear Cluster

  • Floreal Knitwear & Ferney Spinning Mills (FSM)

    Floreal Knitwear Ltd has over the last four decades developed into an international business with an annual production of 5,5 million sweaters. It is vertically integrated with Ferney Spinning Mills, a wool spinning factory with over 30 years of experience in high quality wool and wool blend yarns.

    Floreal Knitwear is the premier knitwear manufacturer in the African Sub Saharan Region and among the largest woolmark knitwear manufacturers in the world.


    • Floreal Knitwear Ltd
    • Ferney Spinning Mills

    Workforce:  5,500

    Countries: Mauritius, Madagascar, Bangladesh

    Turnover: Rs 2,4 billion (USD 77 million) as at 30 June 2014

Textile Textile Retail

  • CIEL Textile Retail

    CIEL Textile has its own retail shops across Mauritius and sells famous brands such as Harris Wilson, Blu River and Floreal Boutique.



    • Floreal Boutique
    • Aquarelle Shirt
    • Blu River
    • Harris Wilson


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