Haryana is surrounded by Uttar Pradesh in the east, Punjab in the west, Himachal Pradesh in the north and Rajasthan in the south. With an area covering 1.3 percent of the country, Haryana contributed near 3.63 percent to India’s GDP in 2017-18. Between FY12-19A, the state’s GSDP (in INR) grew at a CAGR of 12.16 percent to INR 7.07 trillion (USD 98.01 billion) in 2018-19 (A). The state accounted for 7.28 percent of India’s agricultural exports in FY19 (up to December 2018). Merchandise exports from Haryana reached USD 13.3 billion in FY18 and USD 10.2 billion in FY19 (up to December 2018). Haryana is a preferred destination for auto majors and auto-component manufacturers. Automobiles and auto component exports from Haryana were around USD 1.39 billion in FY18 and have reached USD 945.55 million between Apr-Dec 2018.The state has invested in the development of world class infrastructure facilities such as special economic zones (SEZs), Kundli-Manesar-Palwal (KMP) global corridor and Delhi- Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC). Haryana enjoys a locational advantage, with nearly one-third of the state’s area under the National Capital Region (NCR), a prominent trade and consumption centre. Between FY15- 18, Haryana has witnessed investments of around INR 80,000 crore (USD 11.93 billion).