Snapshot

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

Gujarat ranked #1 in Logistics in the country according to the National Logistics Index 2019.

Gujarat ranked #3 in National Council of Applied Economic Research’s State Investment Potential Index (N-SIPI) in 2018. The State has 49 ports, including 1 major port and 48 non-major ports. The State also has 17 airports, including 1 international airport. There are currently 20 operational Special Economic Zones (SEZs), 8 notified Special Investment Regions (SIR) and 202 Industrial Estates 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

Global leader in processed diamonds, accounts for 72% of the world’s share

Denim

World's 3rd largest producer of denim

Food Processing

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

The state has the presence of 45 dairy plants. Total milk production 13568 MMT in 2017-18, making it the fourth highest milk producer in India. The state houses 8-Agro climatic zones and 20 Agri-export zone Visit Sector

Automobile and Auto-Components

Gujarat contributes 9% to India’s output of transport equipment. The state has established auto-clusters in Sanand, Halol and Rajkot.

The state’s stronghold in heavy and light engineering sector complements the existing automobile industries in the state. The state has sound automotive clusters comprising of auto components and ancillaries manufacturing facilities near Rajkot and Ahmedabad. As many as 350 ancillary units are expected to come up in Sanand-Mandal-Becharaji region.

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Chemicals

Gujarat ranks 1st in India’s chemical manufacturing output.

The state accounts for 62% of India’s petrochemical production, 35% of other chemical production and 18% of chemical exports. The state is also the largest producer of bio-fertilizers, seeds, urea and other fertilizer

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Gems and Jewellery

Gujarat accounts for more than 80% of diamonds processed and 95% of diamond exports from India

The state government has initiated a ‘Cluster Development’ model to boost cost competitiveness and efficiency in the sector.

IT and BPM

The size of Gujarat's IT industry is estimated at $ 1.1 bn in 2015-16.

The state expects it to increase ten folds by 2021 with the support of the new state IT Policy.

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Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology

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

More than 3,500 licenses have already been allotted to private players in 2017. With a turnover of $ 615 mn in 2014, Gujarat 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 27% of the country’s total output.

The state has the presence of 18 textile clusters estimated to be around $ 25 bn by the end of the year 2017, houses more than 90% of weaving machinery manufacturers of the country. It is also the leading technical textiles manufacturer, contributing to 25% of the country’s technical textile output.

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Tourism and Hospitality

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

The state recorded 42.6 mn tourists, both domestic and foreign, during 2016.

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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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