Exports by Gujarat Firms: Are SMEs Lagging?

  • Jaya Prakash Pradhan
  • Keshab Das
Part of the India Studies in Business and Economics book series (ISBE)


It undertakes a brief review of the industrialization and exporting experience of the western Indian state of Gujarat. The state’s manufacturing exports is overwhelmingly driven by large sized enterprises and increasingly its exports basket is being dominated by medium-technology products at the expense of high-technology manufactures. The state, however, is yet to leverage its strong SME sector for export promotion and is less successful in making high technology products as its most dynamic export category.


Export Performance Export Intensity Industry Group Special Economic Zone Manufacturing Export 
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© Springer India 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre for Studies in Economics and PlanningCentral University of GujaratGandhinagarIndia
  2. 2.Gujarat Institute of Development ResearchAhmedabadIndia

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