Cochin Port

A natural port on busy international sea routes is backed by 16 smaller ports.


Cochin Port has been promoting major investments in sea trade based SEZs.


of Kerala's export income comes from spices, fishery, cashews, coffee, and pickles.


is a booming industry owing to beaches, backwaters, forest reserves, and hill stations.


power looms support a vast textile industry; 48 handicrafts cooperative societies.


IT companies have their bases in Kerala that employ over 50,000 workers.


international airports (highest among Indian states) connect the world with Kerala

Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation


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KSIDC is the modal agency of the Government of Kerala for the promotion and development of medium and large scale units in the State.

Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board


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KIIFB is a government owned financial institution in Kerala to mobilise funds for infrastructure development from outside the state revenue.

Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation


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KINFRA aims at bringing together all the suitable resources available in the state and developing infrastructure to promote industrial growth of the State.

Kerala Chamber of Commerce and Industry

+91-484-2380950; 2354885

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KCCI is a voluntary organization that promotes and develops trade and industry in Kerala and functions as a central forum for businesspersons.

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Investment Opportunities

Kochi Metro

Phase 2 of the Kochi Metro project is currently underway, following a highly successful first line. The project offers substantial investment opportunities.

Mega Food Park

by Kerala Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (KINFRA) in Palakkad, spread over 32 ha and KINFRA Industrial Park in Adoor on 34 ha.

Deepwater Terminal

Vizhinjam deep-water container transshipment terminal, being developed as a transshipment hub to cater to the current largest mother vessel with a capacity of 18,000 TEU.

IT parks

coming up at Cherthala (27 ha), Kannur (10 ha), Kasaragod (40 ha), Kollam (18 ha), Koratty (12 ha) and Kozhikode (17 ha).

Smart Cities Mission

has selected Kochi (commercial capital of Kerala) and Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala for sustainable urban development.

Industrial Corridor

A major industrial corridor in Kerala is planned to pass through Kochi and Bengaluru, leading to investment opportunities.

New multiplexes

to be set up by Kerala State Film Development Corporation (KSFDC) in various parts of the state.

Seven highways

are to be developed with a budget of US$ 1.58bn.

Kochi-Mangalore Pipeline

spanning 450kms is to be developed.

State Attractions


India has a well-oiled enterprise promoting machinery that is backed by strong legislative, judiciary, executive, and capital establishments