Ludhiana in Punjab, is Asia's largest hub for bicycle manufacturing and produces more than 50% of India's bicycle consumption of more than 10 million each year.
Ludhiana produces 60% of India's tractor parts and a large portion of auto and two-wheeler parts.
Many parts used in German cars like BMW and Mercedes are exclusively produced in Ludhiana to cater the world requirement.
The Ludhiana’s apparel industry is famous all over India for its woollen sweaters and cotton T-shirts; most of the India’s top woollen apparel brands are based in Ludhiana.
Ludhiana was ranked by the World Bank as the city in India with the best business environment in 2009 and 2013.