IIP Numbers

  • March industrial output rises by 2.5 pc vs 0.6 pc in Feb May 10, 2013

    New Delhi: Industrial output growth surged 2.5 per cent in March compared to a contraction of 2.8 per cent in same month last year, government data showed on Friday. The figures are higher than the February data when it stood at 0.6 per cent. Industrial output grew at a meagre rate...
  • Economy to grow at 5.5 pc in current fiscal: Montek February 17, 2013

    New Delhi: Indian economy would grow at a rate of between 5 and 5.5 per cent in current fiscal and could expand by 7 per cent in 201314, said Plan panel Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia. "It (GDP growth rate) would be somewhere between 5 and 5.5 per cent. If...
  • India Inc asks RBI to cut interest rate October 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Expressing disappointment over slow growth of the industrial production, India Inc on Friday asked the Reserve Bank to cut interest rate at which the central bank lends to banks to help boost investments. "The IIP figures are disappointing. What is of serious concern is the sharp drop in...
  • Industrial output growth at 7.8 pc in 201011 May 12, 2011

    New Delhi: Poor performance of the manufacturing and mining sectors pulled down overall growth of industry to 7.8 per cent in 201011 from 10.5 per cent in the previous fiscal. Factory output in March, as measured in terms of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) released on Thursday, also witnessed lower...
  • Industry grows at fastest pace in 22 months October 12, 2009

    New Delhi: The countrys industrial output grew at its fastest pace in 22 months in August as factories cranked out more bigticket household goods and cars as stimulus spending drove demand, but economists said the Reserve Bank of India was unlikely to lift interest rates at its review later this...
  • India's industrial output for April signals recovery June 14, 2009

    New Delhi: India's industrial output grew 1.4 per cent in April as against a decline of 0.75 per cent in March, in what analysts said can be taken as early signs of recovery. Data on index of industrial production (IIP) released by the commerce ministry on Friday showed that the growth...
  • IIP numbers fall by 0.5 per cent in January March 12, 2009

    New Delhi: India's industrial production fell 0.5 per cent in January to log a decline for the second month in a row, despite the stimulus packages announced by the government to pump prime the economy in the wake of the global slowdown. The slide, based on the official data on...
  • December IIP no at 2pc, rate cuts ahead February 13, 2009

    The December index of industrial production (IIP) number has come in at 2 per cent versus 8 per cent yearonyear (YoY). A significant fall in manufacturing output (2.5 per cent versus 8.6 per cent YoY) and consumer durables growth (12.8 per cent versus 2.8 per cent) may have led to the...
  • Industrial growth slowing alarmingly, IIP Nos reflect December 13, 2008

    New Delhi: The Indian economy is in need of a boost because the new numbers on the Indian economy are now confirming a slowdown. Drastic fall in the industrial growth which has turned negative for the first time in 15 years has sent alarm bells ringing. The Commerce Secretary believes the trend...
  • IIP numbers for September up to 4.8 per cent November 13, 2008

    New Delhi: Industrial production stood at a mere 1.4 per cent in August but it was back to an encouraging 4.8 per cent in September taking just a month to recover lead by a healthy 4.8 per cent growth in manufacturing and capital goods. Manufacturing and capital goods grew by 18.8...
  • Recession fears after market mayhem, IIP numbers October 11, 2008

    New Delhi: The global financial crisis is also having an impact in India with the index for industrial production (IIP) numbers for August at a mere 1.1 per cent as opposed to the over 10 per cent in August last year. At the opening bell on Friday, the Sensex and...
  • Another low: India slumps on the industrial growth index October 10, 2008

    New Delhi: India's industrial production (IIP) growth dived to 1.3 per cent in August, compared to 10.9 per cent in the corresponding period last year, a setback for the government grappling with volatile capital markets and a sluggish economy. The official data on industrial production released by the statistics and programme...
  • Indian Industrial production up by 7 pc September 12, 2008

    New Delhi: India's annual industrial output rose more than expected in July, driven by capital goods production, which analysts said signaled continuing investment and underlying economic strength in the face of higher interest rates. Friday's data showed industrial production rose 7.1 percent in July from a year earlier,...
  • India's industrial growth shows signs of slowdown February 13, 2008

    New Delhi: India's industrial growth is showing signs of a slowdown. Figures for December slipped to 7.6 per cent from 13.4 per cent last year, while November's growth was revised to 5.1 per cent. Though the figures are in line with expectations, the slowdown is seen due to slower growth...
  • Nation's industrial growth up by 7 per cent December 12, 2007

    New Delhi: Robust performance in the manufacturing sector has pushed up the countrys industrial growth to 11.8 per cent in October as against 4.5 per cent in the same month last year. While the manufacturing sector grew by 13.3 per cent during the month, the performance of the mining and electricity...