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About Gujarat: Industries, Economy, Ports, Exporters, Climate, Geography

Latest update: August, 2015

Economic Snapshot: GSDP of Gujarat

Gujarat's gross state domestic product (GSDP) was at US$ 142.38 billion over 2014-15

Economic Snapshot: GSDP of Gujarat

Economic Snapshot: NSDP of Gujarat

Gujarat' net state domestic product (NSDP) was at US$ 120.91 billion over 2014-15

Break up of outstanding investments in Gujarat



  • Capital:Gandhinagar
  • Geographical Area (sq km):196,024
  • State Language:Gujarati, Hindi and English
  • Literacy Rate:79.31 per cent
  • Key Industries:Agro and food processing, dairy, chemicals and petrochemicals, textiles and apparels, engineering and auto, gems and jewellery, oil and gas, IT and power

Last Updated: August, 2015

GUJARAT State Report | August, 2015

Gujarat is located on the western coast of India and has the longest coastline of 1,600 km among all states in the country. The state shares its borders with Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and the Union Territories of Daman & Diu and Dadra & Nagar Haveli. The Arabian Sea borders the state both to the west and the south-west.

Gujarat is one of the leading industrialised states in India. The state attracted cumulative FDI worth US$ 11 billion from April 2000-March 2015 and is the second highest recipient of FDI in India after Maharashtra. At current prices, Gujarat's gross state domestic product (GSDP) was about US$ 142.38 billion over 2014-15. Average annual gross state domestic product (GSDP) growth rate from 2004-05 to 2014-15 was about 12.11 per cent.

Gujarat is considered the petroleum capital of India due to presence of large refining capacity set up by private and public sector companies. The state is the world’s largest producer of processed diamonds, accounting for 72 per cent of the world’s processed diamond share and 80 per cent of India’s diamond exports. With a contribution of 65 to 70 per cent to India’s denim production, Gujarat is the largest manufacturer of denim in the country and the third largest in the world. Gujarat contributes around 19.1 per cent to India’s total exports of goods in 2014-15.The state has excellent infrastructure as compared to other states. There are 45 ports, 18 domestic airports and one international airport. There are 106 product clusters and 60 notified special economic zones (SEZs). Large scale investment is expected in Gujarat as part of the US$ 90 billion Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC).

Gujarat’s Industrial Policy, 2015, offers attractive incentives and concessions for prospective investors.

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