Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region, Government of Gujarat
Economic Snapshot
Despite the global economic slowdown, Gujarat achieved a GSDP growth of 11% in 2008-09
  • Gross State Domestic Product (2008-09 ): Rs. 337217 crore (US$ 75 bn)*
  • GSDP Average Growth (2004-09): 10%
  • Industrial Growth Rate (2004-08): 13.7%
  • Per Capita Income at current prices (2007-08): Rs. 49,251 ( US$ 985) National Average : Rs. 40,141 (US$ 802)
  • Per Capita Income Increase (Over 2007-08): 8.40%
  • Per Capita Power Consumption: 1446 KWH (National Avg. 690KWH)
  • Urbanization: 37.4%

* Exchange Rate: 1US$ = Rs.45

  Gujarat’s share in India
Strong Industrial Base
Gujarat’s share in the world
  • World’s largest grass root petroleum refinery at Jamnagar
  • India’s first LNG chemical port terminal at Hazira
  • World’s  largest producer of processed diamonds
  • Amul ranked world’s top 21 largest dairy business by International Farm Comparison Network (IFCN)
  • World’s largest producer of castor and cumin
  • World’s largest gas based single location sponge iron plant
  • World’s 3rd largest producer of denim
  • World’s largest single location copper smelter at Dahej
Contribution of Gujarat to India - Sectors
Contribution of Gujarat to India - Products
Industrial Composition
Percentage of GSDP
by Industry Groups (2008-09) arrow
Distribution of
outstanding Investment
as of Sep 2010 arrow
Gujarat’s Chemical and Petrochemical sector
State-wise Production of Select Major Chemicals
State-wise Production of Petrochemicals
  • The well diversified chemical industry of Gujarat has complete portfolio of chemical products, including petrochemicals and downstream, pharmaceuticals, dyes and intermediates.
  • Gujarat contributes 15% of the country’s chemical exports. Bulk of this goes to USA, Europe and other developed nations - a clear sign of global competitiveness.
  • The 3 cracker complexes at Hazira, Vadodara and Dahej have a total installed capacity of 1,180 KTA. Another cracker is being built at Dahej by OPaL.
  • Gujarat accounts for a refining capacity of 86.2 MMT out of the country’s capacity of 177 MMT as on 1.4.2009, i.e. 48%.
The state is a destination for several leading Petroleum, Chemical & Petrochemical majors
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british-gas GSPC DOW du-point GE
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cairn huber perstorp BASF cheminova