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2nd largest producer of crude oil (onshore) and 4th largest producer of natural gas.

Gujarat is recognized as an “Achiever” among the coastal states by DPIIT in Logistics Ease (LEADS 2023).

Gujarat has been a hub of trade and commerce for over 5000 years when the port of Lothal connected the then India to the world. Today, driven by the entrepreneurial Gujarati spirit, the State acts as the world’s gateway to opportunities in India. 
 
The State has 49 ports, including 1 major port and 48 non-major ports which handle 40% cargo of the entire country. It also has 19 operational airports, including 4 international airports. And the share of Gujarat in the total exports stands at the number 1 position with 33.55% of total exports of the country.

Gujarat makes its mark as the Green House Capital of the world. Diamond Research and Mercantile City - A Smart City being developed close to the diamond capital of India – Surat, to promote diamond trading from Gujarat at an estimated project cost of INR 1.25 lakh Cr. Spread over 2,000 acres, DREAM City will house an International Diamond Trading Hub and a Diamond Bourse.

All across the state, GIDC has 224 industrial estates. Additionally, the state government has announced the launch of 15 new industrial estates and parks to target different sectors such as Agro and food processing, pharmaceuticals, ceramics etc.

Gujarat has the better business and investment opportunities; There are currently 21 operational Special Economic Zones (SEZs) with 26 SEZs with formal approvals, 8 notified Special Investment Regions (SIR) in Gujarat. Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) provides further impetus for industrial growth in Gujarat as 38% of the corridor lies in the state.

Gujarat International Financial Tec-City (GIFT City) in Ahmedabad is the country’s first International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) that caters to customers outside the jurisdiction of the domestic economy.

 

Refinary

World's largest petroleum refining hub at Jamnagar

Diamond

Accounts for ~90% of all diamond cutting and polishing globally

Denim

Ranked as the “Best Performer” in all India State Startup Ranking by DPIIT in year 2022

Focus sectors Gujarat

Food Processing

Gujarat boasts of more than 30,000 food processing units, 340 cold storages and about 104 MPEDA-approved fish and fishery product processing establishments

The state has the presence of 52 dairy plants. During the year 2021-22, per day 233.40 lakh litres of milk was procured from 22 cooperative dairy unions whose per day milk processing capacity is 313.67 lakh liters per day. The state is divided into 7 sub Agro-climatic zones and 3 Agri-export zones.

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Automobile and Auto-Components

Gujarat contributes 9% to India’s output of transport equipment. The state has established auto-clusters in Ahmedabad-Sanand, Mandal Becharaji, Hansalpur–Vithalpur, Vadodara-Halol and Rajkot

The state’s stronghold in heavy and light engineering sector complements the existing automobile industries in the state. Gujarat has emerged as a top automotive manufacturing hub in the world.

The state has sound automotive clusters comprising of auto components and ancillaries manufacturing facilities near Rajkot and Ahmedabad. A Japanese industrial zone has been set up in the Sanand-Mandal-Becharaji Investment Region.

Gujarat is well connected to the rest of the country and has port connectivity making it an ideal export hub.

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Chemicals

Gujarat ranks first in India’s chemical manufacturing output. The state has India's first Petroleum, Chemicals & Petrochemicals Investment Region for manufacturing of petroleum products, chemicals and petrochemicals.

The state accounts for 62% of India’s petrochemical production, 30% of other chemical production and 41% of chemical and petrochemicals exports. The state is also the major producer of bio-fertilizers, seeds, urea and other fertilizer.

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IT and BPM

Gujarat accounts for 16% of investments made in IT/ITeS sector in the country.

Gujarat is home to 5000+ thriving small, medium and large high performing ICT Industries

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Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology

Gujarat is a major producer of pharmaceuticals in India

Gujarat accounts for 33% of the country's sector turnover and 28% of exports. The state is also amongst India's top 5 biotech destinations.

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Textile and Garments

Gujarat is the largest producer and exporter of cotton in India, producing 37% of the country’s total output.

Gujarat is known as the “Manchester of the East and Denim City”. Gujarat's 6% of total Industrial Production comes from textile industry. It is the largest producer (35%) and exporter (60%) of cotton and is the third largest denim producer in the world. It offers India's 12% textile exports.

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Tourism and Hospitality

Gujarat is home to several UNESCO identified heritage sites, world’s largest temple complex and Asiatic lions.

Gujarat, the land of legends is blessed with every ingredient from historical sites & monuments to modern day marquee, heritage buildings to modern bus ports, white desert to lush green forest, hills to 1600 Km long coastline and offers excellent connectivity across the state through air, rail, and roads. 

The contribution of tourism to the GDP of Gujarat was estimated to be around 10.2 % of the state's total gross domestic product in the year 2022.

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Urbanisation Rate

Females/ 1000 Males
918

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Male/Female Ratio

Demographics

Over 65% of Gujarat's population is in the working age group of 15-59 years.

Gujarat, the 9th most populated state in India, is home to 5% of the country's total population. The state's population of 60.4 Mn is almost double the population of Malaysia.

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