West Bengal is the second largest tea-producing state in India. During 2013-14, it accounted for 25.8 per cent of India's total tea production with production of around 312.1 million kgs. Kolkata is the prime centre for India's jute industry. During 2012-13, West Bengal accounted for 79.6 per cent of India's total jute production.
West Bengal has abundant natural resources of minerals and suitable agro-climatic conditions for agriculture, horticulture and fisheries. It offers excellent connectivity to the rest of India in terms of railways, roadways, ports and airports.
|Capital | Population||Kolkata |90.32 million|
|State GDP & Growth Rate – GDP||State GDP is around UDS $ 17.97 billion and the growth rate is approx. 14.14%.|
|Per capita income||The per capita income ranges from US $ 1170 to 1190.|
|Political Scenario||The Government of West Bengal is the regional ruling authority of the state. The current government was elected in the year of 2011. The ruling party of West Bengal is Trinamool Congress.|
|Key Sectors / Industries||Tea, petroleum and petrochemicals, leather. Iron and steel, information technology, mineral resources, automobile and auto components, biotechnology, fisheries, jute products and textiles.|
|Emerging markets / opportunities||
|Business Scenario /Government Initiatives||
We would like to help you explore the business opportunities in West Bengal, please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org