In 2009, when India was recognised as the fourth largest exporter of passenger cars in the world, she attributed this success to Chennai. Five years later India once again thanks Chennai, this time for its contribution medical tourism. It may not match up to the US$15.7 billion automobile industry, but medical, currently in its nascent stage, is beginning to gain momentum through Chennai. By the end of this financial year, it is estimated to generate US$ two million for India.