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The country’s number one state in marine exports.

ANDHRA PRADESH

Andhra Pradesh, famously known as “the rice bowl of India”, is dominated by the agriculture and livestock sector. The state is strategically located near Chennai and has easy connectivity to major cities. The de facto capital city of Andhra Pradesh is being built in association with the governments of Japan and Singapore. The city promises top-notch infrastructure and has taken a step towards being a medical hub with its Indo-UK Institute of Health (IUIH) in collaboration with the King’s College, London.

Key upcoming projects

- Refinery cum petrochemical complex in Kakinada city

- Pharmaceutical clusters in Visakhapatnam

- Aerospace and defence manufacturing hub in Nellore and Chittoor

- Smart Cities Mission, for which Visakhapatnam, Tirupati, Amaravati and Kakinada are the cities identified in Andhra Pradesh

Highlights

  • 1
    India's largest offshore gas field at KG basin
  • 2
    India's #1 state in marine exports
  • 3
    Second largest producer of silk in India

HIGHLIGHTS

Key Sectors

Textile and Apparel

Textile and Apparel

Andhra Pradesh is the 2nd largest producers of cotton and silk in India and contributes by 13% to India's net textile exports. There are-textile based industries in Guntur, Chittoor, Kadapa and Kurnool. Apparel City in Visakhapatnam offers innovative 'fiber to store' concept. The state has 7% of India's total spinning capacity. Over USD 628 mn invested in the state over the past 3 years in this sector.

Infrastructure and Urban Development

Infrastructure and Urban Development

The state is home to 6 operational ports and airports. 123,334 km of road
network available within the state, 888 km of the national waterway and 2,660
km railway are also available in the state.

Agriculture

Agriculture

The state is the world’s leading producer of fruits, vegetables, seafood and
poultry.

Power and Energy

Power and Energy

Installed power capacity of Andhra Pradesh has increased by 36

IT and Electronics

IT and Electronics

More than 20% of electronic manufacturers in India are based in Andhra Pradesh. Over USD 518 million invested in the state over the past 3 years in this sector.

Automobiles and auto components

Automobiles and auto components

The state has a premium supplier base of automotive products and over 100 auto-component manufacturers and received an investment of USD 2.75 billion.

Aerospace and defence

Aerospace and defence

Andhra Pradesh received an investment of over USD 459 million. The state plans to set up at least 4 anchor units and create orders for about 10% of all offset obligations by 2020.