INDEX OF INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION

  • Industrial production remains negative, dips 0.5 pc in March May 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Showing no signs of recovery, factory production remained in negative territory for the second month in a row, contracting 0.5 per cent in March due to declining output in manufacturing, especially capital goods. Output as measured by the index of industrial production (IIP) remained almost flat in 201314 and...
  • India's industrial output up 0.1 per cent in January March 12, 2014

    India's industrial output was higher by 0.1 per cent during January, as mining and electricity sectors performed marginally better, government data showed on Wednesday. Factory output measured in terms of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) dropped by 0.6 percent in December, registering contraction for the third straight month. The cumulative growth...
  • Core infrastructure growth jumps to 8 per cent in September October 31, 2013

    Eight core infrastructure sectors that include power, coal, steel and cement, posted an impressive 8 percent growth in September, government data showed on Thursday. Electricity generation that has 10.32 percent weight in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) registered a growth of 12.6 percent during the month under review, data released...
  • May industrial production contracts by 1.6 per cent July 12, 2013

    New Delhi: India's industrial production unexpectedly contracted 1.6 per cent in May from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected output to grow 1.6 per cent annually. April's output growth was revised down to an annual 1.9 per cent from 2.3 per cent earlier. Manufacturing...
  • Rupee opens at 59.75 per dollar, down by 8 paise July 12, 2013

    Mumbai: Rupee has opened at 59.75 per dollar on Friday, down by 8 paise compared to previous day's closing value of 59.67 per dollar. Pramit Brahmbhatt of Alpari said the rupee is likely to trade in positive zone on Federal Reserve's statements, a weak dollar and positive equity markets. According to him,...
  • January industrial output grows 2.4 per cent March 12, 2013

    India's industrial production grew 2.4 per cent in January from a year earlier, government data showed on Tuesday. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected the output to grow 1.2 per cent annually. Revised data for December showed production at factories, mines and utilities shrank 0.5 percent compared with 0.6 per...
  • August industrial growth up 2.7 pc vs 0.2 pc in July October 12, 2012

    Mumbai: The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) for the month of August grew at 2.7 per cent versus a paltry 0.2 per cent (revised from 0.1) in July. In the AprilAugust period, industrial production expanded an annual 0.4 per cent. A CNBCTV18 poll had expected the industry to grow...
  • July IIP grows at 0.1 pc vs 1.8 pc in June September 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The Index of Industrial Production growth dipped to 0.1 per cent in July, as compared to 3.7 per cent in the same month last year. The July IIP growth was, however, better than the June IIP growth that remained unchanged at 1.8 per cent. The manufacturing growth fell to...
  • July industrial output figures to be out today September 12, 2012

    Bangalore: India's industrial output likely remained subdued in July, after falling steeply the previous month, as uncertainty in the global economy hurt exports, and the key infrastructure sector grew at its slowest pace in six months, a Reuters poll showed. The index of industrial production edged up 0.3 per cent year...
  • Industrial growth slows from 5.6 to 4.1 pc in Aug October 12, 2011

    New Delhi: The industrial growth of the country slowed to 4.1 per cent in August on account of the poor performance of the manufacturing sector and a decline in mining output, indicating an economic slowdown. Growth in factory output, as measured in terms of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP), stood...
  • Industrial growth falls to 5.6 per cent in May July 12, 2011

    New Delhi: Indicating sluggishness in the economy, industrial growth fell to 5.6 per cent in May this year from 8.5 per cent in the same month last year, mainly due to the poor performance of the manufacturing and mining sectors. Factory output in the month of April, as measured in terms...
  • Industrial growth slows to 3.6 pc in February April 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Industrial growth slowed to 3.6 per cent in February, 2011, compared to 15.1 per cent expansion in the yearago period, dragged down by poor performance of manufacturing and mining sectors. However, overall 15 out of 17 industry groups achieved positive growth in the second month of 2011. Growth in factory...
  • IIP nosedives to 2.7 pc in November 2010 January 12, 2011

    New Delhi: Industrial growth nosedived to 2.7 per cent in November 2010 against 11.3 per cent in the same period a yearago, pulled down by dismal performance of manufacturing sector, particularly the consumer nondurables. In October 2010, the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) had expanded by 11.29 per cent. The industrial growth...
  • Rationalise direct taxes: CII to govt February 15, 2010

    New Delhi: The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has urged the government to rationalise direct taxes which would help consolidate the manufacturing sector, mitigating the effects of the global slowdown, and also facilitate its transition to the next level of growth. "Rationalisation in direct taxes is among the critical policy instruments...
  • Industrial production rises ahead of Budget February 12, 2010

    New Delhi: Industrial production surged by a stunning 16.8 per cent in December 2009, against the contraction of 0.2 per cent in the same month a year ago, driven by a robust performance by the manufacturing sector, particularly consumer durables. Manufacturing sector, which have around 80 per cent weight in the...
  • Ominous signs: Industrial growth dips to 5.3 pc March 12, 2008

    New Delhi: In what could be construed as the beginning of a slow down, the year 2008 has began on an ominous note with the industrial growth dipping to 5.3 per cent in January, less than half of what was recorded in the same month last year. Industrial growth, as measured...