Business Sectors Textile
CIEL owns 56.31% of CIEL Textile Limited, a company listed on the Development and Enterprise Market of the Stock Exchange of Mauritius since 2006. CIEL Textile is a world-class global player in textile and garments operations, spanned across Mauritius, Madagascar, India and Bangladesh.
CIEL Textile has developed into a regional one-stop shop for textiles, with vertically integrated business units, from yarn spinning to finish garments. The Group positions itself as the best alternative to China with the objective to deliver unbeatable value to medium and upmarket retailers.
- Mauritius: 8
- Madagascar: 6
- India: 5
- Bangladesh: 1
Revenue for the year
ended 30 June 2016 (MUR)
2015 : MUR 10,131M
Business Sectors Woven Cluster
Aquarelle Clothing Limited is an international shirts manufacturer supplying a homogenous upper/middle market segment through 10 production units in Mauritius, Madagascar and India.
Aquarelle produces and exports some 15 million shirts and 9 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: MUR 5.8BN for the year ended 30 June 2016.
Business Sectors Fine Knits Cluster
Tropic Knits and CDL
Tropic Knits is one of the largest manufacturers of quality jersey-wear garments in the Indian Ocean. With a dynamic and proactive design department, Tropic Knits Limited proposes fast and high-quality integrated product developments and sampling to international market leaders. Tropic Knits Limited is vertically integrated with CDL Knits Limited, a knitting, dyeing and finishing mill producing fabric for the fine knits garment making industry.
Countries: Mauritius, Madagascar and India
Turnover: MUR 2.2BN for the year ended 30 June 2016
Business Sectors Knitwear Cluster
Floreal Knitwear & Ferney Spinning Mills (FSM)
Floreal Knitwear Ltd has,since its creation in 1972, developed into an international business with an annual production of 5 million sweaters. Floreal Knitwear Limited produces high quality sweaters and exports beautiful and innovative knitwear to its customers worldwide. Headquartered in Mauritius, it is an international business with a vertically integrated wool spinning factory, Ferney Spinning Mills, and factories in Madagascar and Bangladesh. Floreal Knitwear is supported by marketing and support offices in the United Kingdom, South Africa, Hong Kong and China.
- Floreal Knitwear Ltd
- Ferney Spinning Mills
Countries: Mauritius, Madagascar and Bangladesh
Turnover: MUR 2.5BN for the year ended 30 June 2016
Business Sectors Textile Retail
CIEL Textile has its own retail outlets, known as Floreal Boutique, which carry the Harris Wilson, Blu River and Floreal Boutique brands.
The shops can be found at the Floreal Square, The Caudan Waterfront, Sunset Boulevard in Grand Bay, Bagatelle Mall and VIP Way Flacq.