The state of Gujarat
continued to lead the table to usher in prosperity through export of products
to other countries while it took the second position in terms of pushing the
gross domestic state product due to interstate trade. The first position goes
to the tiny state of Haryana because of its close proximity to the National
For the first time in India’s
history data on the international exports of states has been dwelt in the
Economy survey presented to the Lok sabha on January 29th. Such data
indicates a strong correlation between export performance and the state’s
standard of living.
The states that export
internationally and trade with other states were found to be richer. Such
correlation is stronger between prosperity and international trade.