Describe any four impacts of Manchester imports on the cotton weavers of India.
A .As cotton industry developed in England, Indian market gradually was flooded with Manchester imports.
This situation created an immense problem for the cotton weavers of India.
The fair impacts of Manchester imports on the cotton weavers of India were
(/) Their export market collapsed and local market shrank.
(it) Machine made cotton clothes were so cheap, that Indian weavers could not easily compete with them.
(Hi) As American Civil War broke out and cotton supplies from the US were cut off, Indian weavers could not get sufficient supply of raw cotton.
(iv) Moreover, raw cotton exports from India increased, so Indian weavers could not get enough raw cotton and were forced to buy raw cotton at exorbitant price.