- Foreign goods were boycotted, liquor shops picketed and foreign cloth burnt in huge bonfire.
- The import of foreign cloth halved between 1921 and 1922, its value dropping from ? 102 crore to ? 57 crore.
- In many places, merchants and traders refused to trade.
- As the boycott movement spread and people began discarding imported clothes and wearing only Indian ones, production of Indian textile mills and handlooms went up.