US$ 31.52 billion

Total merchandise exports from the state till February 2022


largest coastline in India at 1,076 km, with four major ports and 22 non-major ports.


Tamil Nadu has around 28 oil and gas fields in the Cauvery basin, producing crude oil and natural gas.


electronic hardware manufacturing and export hub in India on the back of strong human capital.


highest contributor to India's renewable energy capacity at 12% of total generation capacity.


The state's agriculture output spans principal crops, horticulture, floriculture, and dairy farming.


formally approved SEZs in the state, the largest concentration among Indian states.

Tamilnadu Industrial Development Corporation


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TIDCO helps stimulate industrial development and leverage capital investment through joint ventures.

Tamilnadu Trade Promotion Organisation


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Tamilnadu Trade Promotion Organisation (TNTPO) is a joint venture company of Tamilnadu Industrial Development Corporation Limited (TIDCO), Govt. of Tamilnadu and Indian Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO), Govt. of India.

Tamilnadu Small and Tiny Industries Association


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It actively participates in the committees set up by state and Central Governments and promotes the interest of Small and Tiny industries.

Madras Chamber of Commerce & Industry


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MCCI has set up a Sustainable Chennai Forum (SCF) with the aim of assisting and promoting businesses.

Key Investors

Investment Opportunities

LNG Project

Ennore LNG Project, with an expected capacity of 5 MT of LNG per annum, is being developed by Indian Oil LNG.

Industrial Park

GK Industrial Park, an upcoming 243 ha fabrication-focused industrial property in Tiruchirapalli.


Proposed 8-lane of Bengaluru-Chennai Expressway (BCE) Phase-II, with an estimated project cost of US$670m.

Aerospace Park

Integrated Aerospace Park in 1,214 ha in Perambalur region, with an estimated investment of US$830m.

Smart Cities Mission

Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Thanjavur, Tiruppur, Salem, Vellore, Coimbatore, Madurai, Thoothukudi, Chennai and Erode are the cities identified in Tamil Nadu, for development under the Smart Cities Mission.

Double Decker flyover

as part of the Chennai-Mumbai Expressway to be developed.

State Attractions


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


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