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Largest exporter of Marine and Pharma products amongst Indian states

Andhra Pradesh has established itself as one of the most prominent connection points with major world markets.

The state is a logistics marvel on the eastern coast with a coastline of 974 Km which is the second-longest in India. New business opportunities in Andhra Pradesh are plenty as the state has 6 ports, 6 airports, over 123,000 km of the road network and 2,600 km of the rail network, and an around-the-clock power supply. The state has an installed power capacity of over 24,000 MW and has abundant water resources with 10% consumption allocated for industrial development through Krishna and Godavari River basins. It has been Ranked No. 1 in the implementation of Energy efficiency and conservation programmes by the World Bank.  For 2018-19, Andhra Pradesh’s growth rate is estimated to be 11.02%, much higher than the national average 

The state's Industrial output was $22.1 Bn in FY 2019-20, growing at YoY growth of 5.67%. The major industries in Andhra Pradesh span across Automobile & Auto-components, Electronics, Food Processing, Biotechnology & Lifesciences, Capital Goods, Mining, Textiles & Leather, and IT & ITeS. Sri City Special Economic Zone that houses 180 companies from 27 countries, is a key example of well-planned infrastructure at a strategic location near Chennai.

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Andhra Pradesh ranks #1 in the Business Reform Action Plan 2019 Rankings

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Largest offshore gas field in India at KG basin

Oil Palm

Largest producer of fruits and oil palm in India

Garments

Textile and Apparel

Andhra Pradesh contributes to 7% of India’s total spinning, ginning and pressing capacity and contributes 13% to net textile exports.

Andhra Pradesh is the 7th Largest producer of cotton in India and ranks 2nd in raw silk production and Jute Mills. Textile industries are clustered in Guntur, Krishna, Prakasam, and Chittoor districts. The Brandix India Apparel City in Visakhapatnam offers an innovative 'fibre to store’ concept. The State has two dedicated special economic zones for textiles in Visakhapatnam and Nellore. The State is now setting up a “Mega Textile Park” in Anantapur and Nellore districts under the Mega Investment Textile Parks (MITRA) scheme. The Andhra Pradesh Med-tech Zone (AMTZ) in Visakhapatnam is working with the Ministry of Textiles to set up Textile Machinery Manufacturing Zones to build capabilities in manufacturing Technical Textiles in India.

Infrastructure and Urban Development in Andhra Pradesh

Infrastructure and Urban Development

Andhra Pradesh has 14 ports, 6 airports, 123,334 km of road network, 2,660 km of the rail network and 888 km of the national waterways.

There are at present 3 industrial corridors, 5 greenfield airports and 14 notified non-major ports in the state. The state has 19 operational special economic zones and several national investment and manufacturing zones. 

Food Processing

Agriculture and Food Processing

Andhra Pradesh ranks #1 in fish and shrimp production as well as in area and production of fruits and spices. 

Around 60% of the state's population is employed in agriculture and related activities, which makes Food Processing one of the major thrust areas for the state. Andhra Pradesh is ranked first in India in productivity of Oil palm, Cocoa, Acid lime, Papaya, Tomato, and Chillies. Andhra Pradesh ranks second in the India in productivity of Mango, sweet orange and Turmeric.

Andhra Pradesh is one of the major milk producers and stands at 4th position in the country with a production of 152 Lakh MT, meat production stands at 4th position with 8.5 lakh MT and stands at 1st position of egg production in the country with 2177 Cr (No.of eggs). Paddy stands at 2nd position with 127 Lakh MT, Maize stands at 2nd position with 18 Lakh MT and leading producer of Ground Nut and Millets. AP Share in seafood exports value in the country is 36.11% and AP State first in the production of shrimp with 66.67%.

Power and Energy

Andhra Pradesh has an installed power capacity of 24,190 MW, of which renewable contributes over 39.5%.

Andhra Pradesh ranks #1 in 'Energy Efficiency Implementation Readiness' index of the World Bank and has India's lowest transmission and distribution (T&D) losses. The State is home to the largest single location solar park in the world at Kurnool and has several solar, wind and hydropower projects coming up.

Biotech

Biotechnology & Pharmaceuticals

Home to 250+ APIs and Bulk Drug units and Asia’s first medical devices park, ‘Andhra Pradesh Med-tech Zone’

The pharmaceuticals sector in Andhra Pradesh contributes to 16% of India’s production value and 6% of national exports. With the operational pharma clusters at Visakhapatnam, Srikakulam, and Nellore, the pharma value-chain in the state enables seamless forward and backward linkages for product development and clinical research. The state is now setting up a new Bulk Drug Park at Kakinada to accommodate the influx of new industries and expansion into the APIs and incorporated the AP Environment Management Corp Ltd to make the waste management market more organized and enhance existing facilities to meet the future needs of pharma industries.

IT

IT and Electronics

With 3 successful operational Electronics Manufacturing Clusters (EMCs), Andhra Pradesh contributes to 10% of India’s Electronics production

Marquee electronics brands in the state such as Foxconn, Xiaomi, Karbonn, Celkon manufacture over 3.5 million mobile phones every month. The abundant availability of water and power in the state provides a conducive ecosystem for manufacturing High-end electronics such as Semiconductors, Fabs, Display units, Energy Storage, Solar Cells, etc. The state is developing the new EMC at YSR Kopparthy in Kadapa district, the only cluster approved by the Govt of India under the EMC 2.0 scheme, which offers best-in-class infrastructure coupled with incentives upto 100% FCI to companies.

Andhra Pradesh has 3 dedicated special economic zones for the IT sector and 4 incubation centers around Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, Krishna, and Anantapur districts. The State also has an IT Park in the Guntur district.

Auto

Automobile and Auto-components

Home to largest FDI in recent times from South Korea, Japan and Taiwan, with presence of 35 Large projects and 20,000+ MSMEs driving vendor ecosystem.

Kia Motors has set up its largest manufacturing unit in India in the Anantapur district with an annual capacity if 3,00,000 units. The state contributes to 10% of total automotive exports from India with the presence of leaders such as Apollo Tyres, Yokohoma Tyres, Isuzu Motors, Ashok Leyland, Bharat Forge, Hero Motors, Faurecia, Amara Raja group among others. As one of the leading states to adopt Electric Mobility in the nation, the state’s attractive AP Electric Mobility Policy 2018-23 provides various fiscal and non-fiscal incentives for EV and components manufacturing, Charging, Generation & Refuelling Infrastructure, Demand creation for EVs and R&D.

Aerospace and Defence

Andhra Pradesh is home to the headquarters of Eastern Naval Command of India and main satellite launch station of ISRO.

Andhra Pradesh has upcoming naval shipbuilding facility, weapons integration facility and missile-testing facility in Visakhapatnam, West Godavari and Krishna districts. A world-class MRO facility and air cargo complex are also coming up as part of the aerotropolis being developed in Bhogapuram. The State is expected to attract $ 3.2 bn new investments by 2020.

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Urbanisation Rate

Females/ 1000 Males
997

Female/Male Ratio

Male/Female Ratio

Demographics

About 70% of the population of Andhra Pradesh is in the working age group of 15-59 years.

Andhra Pradesh, the 10th most populated state in India, is home to about 4.1% of the country's total population. The state's population of 49.4 mn is equivalent to the population of Spain.

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