Surat is the second-largest city in Gujarat and ninth-largest in India. The city is situated on the left bank of the river “Tapi” once one of western India’s major ports and trading towns. Surat is one of the cleanest city of India and is also known by several other names like “THE SILK CITY”, “THE DIAMOND CITY”, “THE GREEN CITY”. Industrial development in Surat district is attributed to the presence of a large number of diamond processing, textiles and chemical & petrochemical industries. It processes 10 out of 12 varieties of diamonds in the world.
With such world-class infrastructures and several endeavours taken by the State Government of Gujarat, Surat is one of the best places to invest in India. Furthermore, the Surat Navsari Industrial area is also seen as one of the hotbeds for global investors, having approximately 23 large and medium scale industries ranging from agriculture and floriculture, marine-based industries, textile, engineering and plastic industries. Moreover, It has already opened doors for Foreign Investors in sectors such as oil, energy and petroleum. Surat has already seen an investment of USD 729 million alone in an LNG terminal project. With the presence of highly skilled entrepreneurs, low-cost small case manufacturing bases, Surat City is the next big investment destination for investors.
Major Industries Include – Agro-based Industries, Cotton Textile, Wood & Furniture, Rubber and Allied Products, Metal and Minerals, Heavy Machinery, Engineering Units