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- Tamilnadu is Fifth largest contributor to India's GDP.
- The most urbanized state in the country with the highest number of Business enterprises, pegged at 10.56%, compared to the overall population share of 6%.
- Tamilnadu second most industrialized state
- Gross state domestic product (GSDP) showed a growth of 8.9% in 2009-10 and is expected to be more than 10% in 2010-11, when the national average is just 8.5%.
- Per capita Income of people is Rs 69,377 crore in 2009-10. Rankes 2nd among large states
- It ranks third in foreign direct investment approvals Next to Maharashtra and Delhi
- The State's investment constitutes 9.12% of the total FDI in the country
- Tamil Nadu has a network of about 110 industrial parks and estates offering developed plots with supporting infrastructure. Also, the state government is promoting other industrial parks like Rubber Park, Apparel Parks, Floriculture Park, TICEL Park for Biotechnology, Siruseri IT Park, and Agro Export Zones among others
- Tamilnadu has IT Parks in Madurai, Coimbature, Trichy, Tirunelveli and IT parks planned in Salem and Hosur.
- TN is leading producer of Cement
- The cities of Coimbatore, Erode & Tirupur, in Tamil Nadu are the largest garment exporters in India (Called Textile Vally of India)
- Electronics manufacturing is a growing industry in Tamil Nadu. Chennai has emerged as EMS Hub of India. Companies like Nokia, Flextronics, Motorola, Sony-Ericsson, Foxconn, Samsung, Cisco, and Dell have chosen Chennai as their South Asian manufacturing hub.
- Sivakasi is leader in Fireworks, Printing and Matches
- TN has Global vehicle manufacturing giants like Hyundai, Ford, BMW, Mitsubishi, Komatsu, The TVS Group (TVS), Ashok Leyland, Nissan-Renault, Daimler Trucks, TI Cycles of India, TAFE Tractors, Royal Enfield, Caterpillar Inc., Caparo, Madras Rubber Factory (MRF) and Michelin as well as domestic heavyweights like MRF, TI cycles of India, Ashok Leyland, Royal Enfield, Mahindra & Mahindra, TAFE Tractors and TVS.
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