Visakhapatnam, rightly called 'City of Destiny' is the major industrial center in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Several industrial units in the public and private sectors are located in Visakhapatnam. These include fertilizers, oil refinery, steel making, to name few. The city has strong industrial base, productive workforce and peaceful industrial relations. The city boasts of low cost, high quality social infrastructure, medical, educational, recreational facilities that match the best available anywhere in the country.
Set up in a sprawling 520.5 acres of prime land on the outskirts of fastest growing city of Visakhapatnam, the zone offers state of the art infrastructure coupled with liberal package of incentives, concessions and support services. The export-friendly administrative set up ensures disposal of all approvals and clearances instantly.

Apart from VSEZ, the Development Commissioner, VSEZ is also the nodal Officer for licensing and monitoring the performance of units set up under EOU scheme in the state of Andhra Pradesh, Chattisgarh and Union Territory of Yanam.