Nearly fifty per
cent of the automobile exports of the country came from Tamil Nadu. The state
contributes nearly 20 per cent of textiles exports and 19 per cent of
electronics exports. Besides, the state contributes substantially to
Engineering, leather and Marine exports
The state’s exports
achievements were released by Chief Minister Edapadi K Palaniswamy in his tweet
on August 31st
The State has
achieved the rank due to able administration, skilled workforce, more number of
factories, excellent resources, 5 big and 22 small Sea Ports, Two international
Airports and several local airports besides good network of National high ways
and state roads.
Tamil Nadu ranks third in the NITI Aayog’s Export Preparedness Index (EPI
Tamil Nadu ranks
third in the NITI Aayog’s Export Preparedness Index (EPI) -2020 report, which
was released recently. TN ranks behind Gujarat and Maharashtra. The index
ranked states on four key parameters policy, business ecosystem, export
ecosystem and export performance.
The index also
considers 11 sub-pillars -- Export promotion policy; institutional framework;
business environment; infrastructure; transport connectivity; access to
finance; export infrastructure; trade support; R&D infrastructure; export
diversification; and growth orientation.