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Shipping and Port Market in India 2014

  • Id : RNR-249509
  • Category : Agriculture
  • Publish Date : 26-Nov-14
  • Publisher : Netscribes
  • Pages : 134
  • Format : PDF
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Netscribes' latest market research report titled Shipping and Port Market in India 2014 states that the Indian shipping sector is expected to witness a major growth due to the rapid increase in economic activities and increased EXIM trade. The Indian shipping sector comprises of the coastal shipping, ship building and ship repair industries, whereas the port sector consists of the major and non-major ports. Shipping and port industry is one of the major industries in India and has always been a major area of focus for the Indian government. It plays a crucial role in the development of the Indian economy. Coastal shipping is an important part of the shipping industry with immense potential to grow. The industry is still in its nascent stage wherein the government is taking steps to promote it.
Significant increase in economic activities and favorable initiatives taken by the government and investment from both the public and private sector is helping in the growth of the Indian ports industry. The major drivers propelling the growth of the market are increase in imports of coal, oil, iron-ore and food grains. But at the same time the industry is plagued with some challenges including, increased competition in terms of ship building from China and Korea and oversupply of tonnage. Overall the industry is showing a favorable growth rate and is expected to grow in the coming decade.