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General Overview


1.24 billion (July 2013 est.)

GDP (purchasing power parity):

US $4.83 trillion (2012 est.)

GDP per capita (PPP):

US $3,960 (2012 est.)

GDP (real growth rate):

5.2% (2013 - 14 est.)


  • Textiles
  • Chemicals
  • Food processing
  • Steel
  • Transportation equipment
  • Cement
  • Mining
  • Petroleum
  • Machinery
  • Software
  • Pharmaceuticals


US $467.5 billion (2012 - 13 est.)

Import commodities:

  • Crude oil
  • Machinery
  • Gems
  • Gold
  • Fertilizer
  • Chemicals


US $313 billion (2012 - 13 est.)

Export commodities:

  • Petroleum products
  • Agricultural and allied products
  • Precious stones
  • Machinery
  • Iron and steel
  • Chemicals
  • Vehicles
  • Apparel

Alberta's exports to India:

CAN $116.6 million (2013)

Alberta's main exports to India:

  • Peas and lentils
  • Mineral fuel
  • Plastics and polymers
  • Machinery, electrical machinery and mechanical appliances
  • Special purpose motor vehicles
  • Chemical products
  • Gas or smoke analysis equipment and other regulatory control instruments
  • Vegetable oils and derived solid residues

Canada's main exports to India:

  • Peas and lentils
  • Potash
  • Newsprint
  • Diamonds, gold, silver, copper ore, nickel
  • Wood pulp
  • Aircraft and helicopters

Information about India

CIA World Factbook
Detailed information about India's economy, political system and history.

U.S. Energy Information Administration
Energy profile for India.

Export statistics

Trade Data Online
Customized reports on Canada's trade with over 200 countries.

Alberta-India relations

World Relations
A summary of Alberta's relationship with India.

Sector opportunities for Alberta businesses interested in exporting their products

  • Industrial machinery and equipment: Opportunities are available for machinery and equipment in all facets of exploration and production. Several multinational and national companies are working in the energy sector in India and require both exploration and production machinery and equipment.

Services for exporters

Canada Business
Online tool for new and experienced exporters.

Export Alert!
A resource for exporters to learn about changes in foreign export regulations.

Export resources
Resources for both new and experienced exporters.

International Trade Canada
Sector reports as well as a list of staff contacts that can assist exporters.

Services in India