Chemicals, Petrochemicals and Minerals Sector


Tamil Nadu has a diversified manufacturing base with about 2,500 chemical and petrochemicals factories, providing employment to over 120,000 people


Some of the leading chemical and petro chemical manufacturers such as CPCL, Saint Gobain, Asahi, SPIC, Chemplast Sanmar, etc. have presence in the State


Tamil Nadu’s Petroleum, Chemicals and Petrochemical Investment Regions (PCPIR) is spread over an area of 257 sq. km. of brown field area in the coastal districts of Cuddalore and Nagapattinam. Investments have been planned in :

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Other opportunities

High performance chemicals, Pigments and coating products, Petrochemicals, Engineering Polymers, Feedstock linkages, Dyes and dyestuffs, Specialty chemicals, Agro chemicals, Paints and varnishes, New varieties of fibers & yarn, Nanotechnology based projects, Fine chemicals.

Sept 2015

Global Investors

Chennai Trade Centre, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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10 Reasons to Choose Tamil Nadu

  • An economic powerhouse on a high growth trajectory
  • A global industrial and manufacturing hub
  • Robust physical infrastructure
  • Renewable energy capital of India
  • Innovation and Knowledge hub of India
  • Robust urban and social infrastructure with world class civic amenities
  • Strong tourism footprint
  • Path breaking policy initiatives and investor facilitation framework
  • New paradigm for industrial growth
  • Vision 2023 for inclusive growth and Development