India’s core sector growth contracts 1.5 per cent in November 2019

Showing no signs of improvement, the output of eight core infrastructure industries contracted for the fourth consecutive month in November by 1.5 per cent, according to official data. Since August, the eight core industries are recording negative growth. The output of coal, crude oil, natural gas, steel, and electricity declined by 2.5 per cent, 6 […]

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Output of eight core industries declines by 5.8% in October 2019

Output of eight core infrastructure industries contracted by 5.8 per cent in October, indicating the severity of economic slowdown, according to government data. Eight core industries posted marginal 0.2% growth in output for April-October 2019. As many as six of eight core industries saw a contraction in output in October. The Eight Core Industries carrying […]

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Eight core sectors growth slows to 2.1% in July; Manufacturing growth falls to 15-month low in August 2019

Growth of eight core industries dropped to 2.1 per cent in July mainly due to a contraction in coal, crude oil, natural gas and refinery products, according to official data. The eight crore sector industries – coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertiliser, steel, cement and electricity – had expanded by 7.3 per cent […]

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Eight core sectors’ output rises only 0.2% y/y in June 2019: Government of India

Eight core sector industries recorded a slightly higher growth in June compared to the same month last year, according to a statement issued by the commerce and industry ministry. The core sectors include coal, fertilizers, electricity, steel, cement, petroleum refinery, natural gas and crude oil. As per the press release, the key industries registered 0.2 […]

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