Despite having a lengthy coastline of 7,517 km, India lags far behind in ports and logistics infrastructure. Against a share of 9 percent of railways and 6 percent of roads in the GDP the share of ports is only 1 percent. Indian ports presently handle more than 90 percent of Indias total EXIM trade volume. The proportion of merchandize trade in GDP of developed countries/regions like Germany and European Union is around 75 and 70 per cent respectively, in comparison it is just 42 per cent in India. There is lot of scope to increase the share of merchandising trade in GDP. The Government programmes like Make in India is likely to increase the share of merchandise to trade in GDP further.