Gujarat most prepared for exports; tops Niti Aayog’s Export Preparedness Index 2020
Gujarat is at the top of the Export Preparedness Index 2020 that portrays the presence of basic facilities, a conducive environment, and export’s footprint in the state. The Export Preparedness Index is prepared by Niti Ayog in which Gujarat is the top performing state followed by Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu. Gujarat has topped the index with a strong display in various sub-pillars such as export promotion policy, business environment, and infrastructure, the report added. At present, more than 70% of the exports are dominated by five states- Maharashtra, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Telengana. The Index ranks various states and union territories on critical parameters required for promoting the country’s exports,” said Amitabh Kant, CEO, Niti Aayog.