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Global leader in processed diamonds.

GUJARAT

One of the fastest growing economies in the world, Gujarat was ranked the #1 state in India in the Ease of Doing Business (EoDB) by the World Bank in 2015. The state has an excellent infrastructure with the highest number of airports in the country and an extensive network of railways.  The impact of foreign direct investment on the economy of Gujarat has been a positive one. Industries have grown and expanded. The state is highly industrialized.

 

Key upcoming projects

- Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) is spread between Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar

- Sabarmati riverfront development on eastern and western sides of Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad

- Dholera Special Investment Region (SIR), with world-class infrastructure, close connectivity to major ports and logistics support of Dedicated Freight Corridor

- Aviation Park, developed by GUJSAIL, with facilities such as an airstrip, a training school, a helipad and a space for setting up small manufacturing units

- Smart Cities Mission, for which Gandhinagar, Ahmedabad, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot and Dahod are the cities identified in Gujarat

Highlights

  • 1
    World's largest petroleum refining hub at Jamnagar
  • 2
    Global leader in processed diamonds
  • 3
    World's third largest producer of denim

HIGHLIGHTS

Key Sectors

Food Processing

Food Processing

Gujarat has more than 30,000 food processing units, 560 cold storages and fish processing units.

Automobile and auto components

Automobile and auto components

As many as 350 ancillary units are expected to come up in Sanand-Mandal-Becharaji region by 2018. The state has sound automotive clusters comprising of auto components and ancillaries manufacturing facilities near Rajkot and Ahemdabad.

Chemicals

Chemicals

The state accounts for 62% of India's petrochemical production, 35% of other chemical production and 18% of chemical exports and ranks first in India’s chemical manufacturing output.

Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology

Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology

Gujarat is a leader in pharmaceutical manufacturing in India and accounts for 33% of country's sector turnover and 28% exports. The state is a leader in pharmaceutical manufacturing in India and accounts for 33% of country's sector turnover and 28% exports.

Textiles and Garments-

Textiles and Garments-

With a total production of 27% of the country’s total output, Gujarat is the largest producer and exporter of cotton in India. The state houses more than 90% of weaving machinery manufacturers of the country.

Gems and jewellery

Gems and jewellery

Gujarat accounts for 72% of the world's share of processed diamonds, making the jewellery sector a prominent one in the state.

 

IT and business process management

IT and business process management

The size of Gujarat's IT industry is estimated at USD 1.1 billion in 2015-16 and the state expects it to increase ten folds by 2021 with the support of the new state IT Policy.

 

Tourism and hospitality

Tourism and hospitality

The state is home to several UNESCO identified heritage sites, world's largest temple complex and Asiatic lions and recorded 38.3 million tourists in the year 2015-16.