Chennai's economy has a broad industrial base in the automobile,
computer, technology, hardware manufacturing and healthcare sectors. As
of 2012, the city is India's second largest exporter of information
technology (IT) and business process outsourcing (BPO) services.
A major part of India's automobile industry is based in and around the
city thus earning it the nickname "Detroit of India"
Prominent financial institutions, including the World Bank, Standard
Chartered Bank, ABN AMRO, Bank of America, The Royal Bank of Scotland,
Goldman Sachs, Barclays, HSBC, ING Group, Allianz, Sumitomo Mitsui
Banking Corporation, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Abu Dhabi
Commercial Bank, Asian Development Bank, Credit Suisse, BNP Paribas
Fortis, Irevna, Deutsche Bank and Citibank have back office and
development center operations in the city wikipedia