[

industrial production

]
The IIP had grown by 0.4 per cent in December 2019.(Reuters/ File photo)

Industrial production grows by 1 pc in December

PTI | , New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON FEB 12, 2021 06:00 PM IST
  • According to the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) data, the manufacturing sector output grew by 1.6 per cent in December 2020. Mining output declined by 4.8 per cent, while power generation grew 5.1 per cent in December 2020.
At the interbank forex market, the rupee opened on a weak note at 73.41, pared some losses and finally closed at 73.35 against the greenback, down 7 paise over its previous close of 73.28.(PTI)
At the interbank forex market, the rupee opened on a weak note at 73.41, pared some losses and finally closed at 73.35 against the greenback, down 7 paise over its previous close of 73.28.(PTI)

Rupee settles 7 paise lower at 73.35 against US dollar

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 13, 2020 02:29 PM IST
During the session, the domestic unit touched an intra-day high of 73.32 and a low of 73.41 against the American currency.
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman addresses the media in New Delhi on Monday.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT Photo)
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman addresses the media in New Delhi on Monday.(Ajay Aggarwal/HT Photo)

State of the economy: The recovery question

UPDATED ON OCT 13, 2020 05:54 AM IST
The post-lockdown sequential recovery is flattening and inflation is gathering momentum. This raises questions on the recent optimism around economic recovery.
A labourer works at Shankar Chowk elevated U-turn flyover during the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown in Gurugram on June 13, 2020.(PTI Photo)
A labourer works at Shankar Chowk elevated U-turn flyover during the ongoing Covid-19 lockdown in Gurugram on June 13, 2020.(PTI Photo)

What IIP numbers tell us about industrial activity in lockdown

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Roshan Kishore and Vineet Sachdev
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2020 02:05 AM IST
Numbers suggest that the sequential recovery in June was led by pent-up demand due to the Covid-19 lockdown
Out of the 32 manufacturing sub-sectors, only pharmaceuticals (34.6%) and tobacco (4.5%) recorded growth.
Out of the 32 manufacturing sub-sectors, only pharmaceuticals (34.6%) and tobacco (4.5%) recorded growth.

Factory output shrinks sharply in June to 16.6%

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Asit Ranjan Mishra, New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 12, 2020 04:44 AM IST
Data released by the National Statistical Office on Tuesday showed the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) contracted 16.6% in June against a 34% contraction in May.
India’s industrial output contracted 16.6% in June from a year earlier
India’s industrial output contracted 16.6% in June from a year earlier

Industrial production declines by 16.6 per cent in June: Govt data

New Delhi | By Reuters | Posted by Prashasti Singh
UPDATED ON AUG 11, 2020 06:15 PM IST
Analysts polled by Reuters had expected industrial output contraction of 20.0% in June, compared to a revised 33.9% annual contraction in May, the data showed.
Manufacturing sector output fell by 20.6 per cent compared to a growth of 3.1 per cent in the same month a year ago.(Bloomberg)
Manufacturing sector output fell by 20.6 per cent compared to a growth of 3.1 per cent in the same month a year ago.(Bloomberg)

Industrial production falls 16.7% in March

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAY 12, 2020 06:20 PM IST
The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) had grown by 2.7 per cent in March, 2019.
The eight core industries comprise 40.27% of the weight of items included in the Index of Industrial Production(HT Photo)
The eight core industries comprise 40.27% of the weight of items included in the Index of Industrial Production(HT Photo)

Core sector contracts by record 6.5% in Mar

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Asit Ranjan Mishra
PUBLISHED ON MAY 01, 2020 03:58 AM IST
With the weak show in March, India’s core sector grew just 0.6% in FY20 lagging a 4.4% rise in FY19, which will have an adverse impact on factory output and subsequently on economic growth.
Electricity generation grew at 8.1 per cent as against a growth of 1.3 per cent in February 2019. Mining sector output grew by 10 per cent compared to a growth of 2.2 per cent earlier. (Photo by Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times)
Electricity generation grew at 8.1 per cent as against a growth of 1.3 per cent in February 2019. Mining sector output grew by 10 per cent compared to a growth of 2.2 per cent earlier. (Photo by Sakib Ali /Hindustan Times)

Industrial production grows 4.5 % in February

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2020 06:09 PM IST
According to National Statistical Office (NSO) data, manufacturing sector output rose by 3.2 per cent compared to contraction of 0.3 per cent in the same month a year ago.
The number underlines the signs of some sort of recovery in industrial activity(Ramesh Pathania /HT File Photo)
The number underlines the signs of some sort of recovery in industrial activity(Ramesh Pathania /HT File Photo)

Factory output recovers in November, expands by 1.8%

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Roshan Kishore
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2020 06:46 AM IST
A usage-wise break up of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) shows that the growth was driven by intermediate goods and consumer goods while primary goods, infrastructure goods and capital goods continued to contract in November.
The IIP growth during April-November period of the current fiscal came in at 0.6 per cent, down from 5 per cent in the same period of 2018-19.(Bloomberg)
The IIP growth during April-November period of the current fiscal came in at 0.6 per cent, down from 5 per cent in the same period of 2018-19.(Bloomberg)

IIP grows 1.8 percent in Nov, turns positive after 3 months of decline

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 10, 2020 06:04 PM IST
The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) had grown by 0.2 per cent in November 2018.The growth in the manufacturing sector was 2.7% as against a contraction of 0.7% in the same month last year.
The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) has contracted for two consecutive months now.(Bloomberg File Photo)
The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) has contracted for two consecutive months now.(Bloomberg File Photo)

What the Index of Industrial Production numbers mean for economy

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Roshan Kishore and Vineet Sachdev
UPDATED ON NOV 13, 2019 07:58 AM IST
With Index of Industrial Production (IIP) growth turning negative, it is reasonable to expect that the industry component of Gross Value Added (GVA) will grow at a much slower pace in the September quarter than what it did in the June quarter.
The second factor at play is the squeeze on farm incomes through low inflation(AP)
The second factor at play is the squeeze on farm incomes through low inflation(AP)

The economic contraction | HT Editorial

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 12, 2019 06:20 PM IST
There is a way out. Focus on the informal sector and rural incomes
A slowdown was witnessed in the manufacturing sector, which declined by 3.9 per cent in September as compared to 4.8 per cent growth a year ago. (Bloomberg)
A slowdown was witnessed in the manufacturing sector, which declined by 3.9 per cent in September as compared to 4.8 per cent growth a year ago. (Bloomberg)

Industrial production contracts 4.3 per cent in September

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON NOV 11, 2019 06:09 PM IST
Factory output, as measured in terms of Index of Industrial Production (IIP), had expanded 4.6 per cent in September 2018.
Industrial output contracted 0.1 per cent in March due to slowdown in the manufacturing sector, official data showed Friday.(Bloomberg)
Industrial output contracted 0.1 per cent in March due to slowdown in the manufacturing sector, official data showed Friday.(Bloomberg)

Industrial output contracts 0.1% in March, lowest in 21 months

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2019 10:56 PM IST
Factory output as measured in terms of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) had expanded 5.3 per cent in March 2018.
Eight infrastructure sectors -- coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertilisers, steel, cement and electricity -- had expanded by 5.4 per cent in February 2018.(Getty Images)
Eight infrastructure sectors -- coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertilisers, steel, cement and electricity -- had expanded by 5.4 per cent in February 2018.(Getty Images)

Core sectors’ growth slows down to 2.1 % in February

By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2019 10:42 PM IST
Production of crude oil and refinery products contracted by 6.1 per cent, and 0.8 per cent, respectively, in February.
The CSO, however, revised marginally upwards the IIP growth number for December 2018 to 2.6 per cent from the earlier estimate of 2.4 per cent.
The CSO, however, revised marginally upwards the IIP growth number for December 2018 to 2.6 per cent from the earlier estimate of 2.4 per cent.

Inflation at 4-month high in February, industrial growth slows down

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 12, 2019 09:43 PM IST
According to the data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) expanded by just 1.7 per cent in January, significantly down from 7.5 per cent growth in the year-ago month.
Workers and customers look through the goods at a wholesale food grain and commodities shop in the Agricultural Product Marketing Committee (APMC) Yard in Bangalore.(AFP file photo)
Workers and customers look through the goods at a wholesale food grain and commodities shop in the Agricultural Product Marketing Committee (APMC) Yard in Bangalore.(AFP file photo)

Retail inflation eases to 2.05% in January, factory output improves

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON FEB 12, 2019 06:04 PM IST
Retail inflation declined from 2.19 per cent in December last year to 2.05 per cent in January this year, according to the data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) on Tuesday.
Factory output as measured in terms of the IIP had grown by 8.5 per cent in November 2017.(HT Photo)
Factory output as measured in terms of the IIP had grown by 8.5 per cent in November 2017.(HT Photo)

India’s industrial activity likely to remain subdued in near term: Report

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2019 01:08 PM IST
India’s industrial activity is expected to remain subdued in the near term, owing to muted domestic demand, weak global economic outlook and uncertainty among businesses over the outcome of Lok Sabha elections, 2019, says a report.
A worker stands inside a paint factory in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.(Bloomberg)
A worker stands inside a paint factory in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.(Bloomberg)

India’s industrial production growth slips to 3-month low of 4.3% in August

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2018 06:16 PM IST
The industrial production measured in terms of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) was 4.8 per cent in August last year, the CSO data released Friday showed.
(Reuters File)
(Reuters File)

India’s industrial output rises to four-month high of 7% in June

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON AUG 10, 2018 06:04 PM IST
The cumulative growth for the period April-June 2018 stands at 5.2 per cent over the corresponding period of the previous year.
Rise in Minimum Support Prices and a normal monsoon is likely to boost consumption demand.(AFP File Photo)
Rise in Minimum Support Prices and a normal monsoon is likely to boost consumption demand.(AFP File Photo)

Economic picture might blur as industry data shows divergence

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Vineet Sachdev
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2018 07:01 AM IST
While purchasing managers’ index shows expansionary trend, the data on new investment announcements continue to disappoint.
Cumulatively, the eight core sectors grew by 4.3% in April-February 2017-18 against 4.7% in the same period last fiscal.(Reuters File Photo)
Cumulatively, the eight core sectors grew by 4.3% in April-February 2017-18 against 4.7% in the same period last fiscal.(Reuters File Photo)

Infrastructure growth rises 5.3% in February as cement, refinery outputs pick up

Press Trust of India, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2018 06:29 PM IST
The eight infrastructure sectors -- coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertilisers, steel, cement and electricity -- had grew by just 0.6% in February 2017. The core sectors expanded by 6.1% in January.
SHARE
Story Saved