State Snapshots

  • Highest number of operational ports and commercial cargo ports
  • World's largest petroleum refining hub at Jamnagar
  • Accounts for ~90% of all diamond cutting and polishing globally
  • Installed production capacity of 1 bn metre denim per annum

Key Industries

  • Food Processing
  • Automobile and Auto-Components
  • Chemicals
  • IT and BPM
  • Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology
  • Textile and Garments
  • Tourism and Hospitality

Gujarat ranked #1 in Export Preparedness Index 2020. Moreover, it ranked #3 in National Council of Applied Economic Research’s State Investment Potential Index (N-SIPI) in 2018. The State has 42 ports, including 1 major port and 41 non-major ports. The State also has 17 operational airports, including 1 international airport.

All across the state, GIDC has planned for 202 industrial estates. Additionally, the GoGJ announced launch of 8 new industrial estates to strengthen manufacturing MSMEs

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.

Gujarat’s current operational capacity for generation of power from wind energy sources stands at 8,561.8 MW as against 7,541.5 MW in FY20. At 1,468.4 MW, Gujarat created the highest wind power capacity the previous fiscal as well.