Manipur is primarily an agriculture-based economy and has scope for commercial plantation of a variety of horticulture crops such as figs, olive and mandarin. It is the largest producer of passion fruit among Indian states. Handloom, handicraft and sericulture-based industries in Manipur are the most-developed industries and contribute significantly to state income.
Manipur shares its border with Nagaland, Cachar district of Assam and Mizoram in India and the international border with Myanmar - Chin Hills and Chindwin. Imphal, the state’s capital, is well-connected with an international airport having air cargo services and four national highways, thereby opening attractive business opportunities in Manipur for the business community. The railway line on the Manipur-Assam border is being constructed on a priority basis.
Highest number of handicrafts units and craft persons in the entire north-eastern region.
Leading producer of bamboo in India
Kachai Lemon festival celebrated every year to promote investment in the geographical indication (GI) crop