Industrial Output

  • Industrial output growth slows to 3.4 per cent in June August 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Industrial production grew a slowerthanexpected 3.4 per cent yearonyear in June, government data showed on Tuesday. Analysts polled by Reuters had forecast output to grow 5.4 percent. Industrial production expanded a provisional 4.7 percent yearonyear in May. Meanwhile, consumer price inflation accelerated to a twomonth high of 7.96 per cent...
  • Japan industrial output rises, signals economic recovery June 30, 2014

    Tokyo: Japan's factory output rose in May after companies cut production in April to offset the impact of a national sales tax hike, underscoring views the economy will absorb the increase largely unscathed. The 0.5 per cent monthonmonth rise compared with the median estimate of a 0.9 per cent increase in...
  • Rangarajan says 5.2 per cent growth in Q4 achievable March 14, 2014

    The economy can grow an annual 5.2 percent in the quarter to end-March on higher farm output growth, the chairman of the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council said on Friday. C Rangarajan also said he expects the economic growth to pick up to 5.5-6 per cent in the fiscal year that...
  • 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...
  • Factory output rises by 2.6 per cent in July September 12, 2013

    India's industrial output has risen by 2.6 per cent in July after been shrinking for the last two months. Manufacturing growth has also risen to 3.3 per cent from -2.2 per cent. ...
  • China August factory output up 10.4 per cent, above forecast September 10, 2013

    China's annual industrial output rose 10.4 per cent in August, beating market expectations, while retail sales rose 13.4 per cent, official data showed on Tuesday. Fixed-asset investment, an important driver of economic activity, rose 20.3 percent in the first eight months from the same period last year, the National Bureau of...
  • 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...
  • India's industrial output rose 0.6 pc in Feb: Govt data April 12, 2013

    New Delhi: India's industrial output rose at a meagre 0.6 per cent in February against an expansion of 4.3 per cent in the corresponding month of 201112, government data showed on Friday. Barring consumer goods, all other sectors of the industrial output basket declined. The performances of the mining, electricity and...
  • February industrial output at 0.6 pc, beats estimates April 12, 2013

    The industrial output (IIP) numbers for the month of February have come in betterthan expected at 0.6 per cent against an expectation of a contraction. The bounce in the industrial output has come due to contribution from consumer goods sector, which turned positive for the first time in a year...
  • November 2012 industrial output contracts 0.1 per cent January 11, 2013

    New Delhi: India's industrial output shrank in November after a spurt the previous month, denting hopes of a recovery in economic growth and strengthening the case for an interest rate cut later this month. The index of industrial production fell 0.1 per cent annually in November, data released by the...
  • Industrial output jumps, at 8.2 per cent in Oct December 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Industrial production growth rate bounced back to a 16month high of 8.2 per cent in October on good performance of the manufacturing, power sector and higher output of capital as well as consumer goods, indicating sudden recovery in the economy. The factory output, as measured by the Index...
  • Industrial output figures below expectations: Montek November 12, 2012

    Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia expressed his disappointment over the industrial production output figures that came out on Monday. Indicating persistent sluggishness in the economy, industrial production contracted by 0.4 per cent in September due dismal show by manufacturing sector and decline in consumer as well as capital...
  • September IIP slips to 0.4 per cent, douse hopes of revival November 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Despite hopes that industrial slowdown may have bottomed, the September IIP number slipped to a negative 0.4 per cent, disappointing the market that immediately slipped into the red. The street had been expecting a positive number of over 3 per cent based on core sector growth. However, Capital...
  • 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...
  • Economic growth seen around threeyear low August 31, 2012

    New Delhi: India's GDP growth likely languished around its lowest in three years in the quarter that ended in June, offering no respite for Prime Minister Manmohan Singh as he struggles to escape from a series of political scandals that have paralysed his economic agenda. Weak demand in the West has...
  • May industrial output up 2.4 pc vs 0.1 pc in April July 12, 2012

    New Delhi: India's industrial production grew at a higherthanexpected pace of 2.4 per cent in May driven by manufacturing output, government data showed on Thursday. Analysts had expected a rise of 1.8 per cent in May output, a Reuters poll showed. The May figure compares with revised figures that showed an...
  • April industrial output seen up 1.7 pc: Poll June 12, 2012

    Bangalore: India's industrial output probably eked out a small rise in April over a year earlier of just 1.7 per cent after falling in March, a pace suggesting little pick up in the economy after a slump in growth at the start of the year. In the first three months of...
  • PM expected to scale up infrastructure targets June 5, 2012

    New Delhi: Against the backdrop of economic slowdown, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is expected to issue directions for scaling up infrastructure targets when he holds a meeting on Wednesday to take stock of such sectors at a time when projects worth Rs 1.46 lakh crore are pending. The meeting, called...
  • Newsmaker of the Day: C Rangarajan May 11, 2012

    The industrial output for March is in red, slumping to minus 3.5 per cent. PM's economic advisor C Rangarajan speaks about it. ...
  • Industrial output dips, job losses likely May 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The industrial production has unexpectedly dropped to minus 3.5 per cent as compared to just 4.1 per cent in February. This is the first time since October 2011 that the output has turned negative with a huge fall in manufacturing and capital goods. The falling industrial numbers is likely...
  • March '12 IIP drops 3.5 pc compared to March '11 May 11, 2012

    India's industrial output unexpectedly contracted 3.5 per cent in March from a year earlier, government data showed on Friday. Analysts had expected output to grow 1.5 per cent, a CNBCTV18 poll showed. The March figure compares with February's annual increase of 4.1 per cent. Manufacturing, which constitutes about 76 per cent of...
  • Industrial output grows 6.8 pc in January 2012 March 12, 2012

    New Delhi: Industrial output rose higherthanexpected in January at 6.8 per cent buoyed by an increase in production of non durable goods even as the capital goods and mining sectors continued to decline, compared to 1.8 in December 2011. The comparative figure was 7.5 per cent in January 2011. The consumer...
  • Industrial output grows 1.8 pc in Dec 2011 February 20, 2012

    Industrial production grew by just 1.8 per cent yearonyear in December 2011. ...
  • Industrial production surges to 5.9 pc in Nov January 12, 2012

    CNBC TV18's Banking Editor Latha Venkatesh explains what this means for the economy. ...
  • PM to discuss pending reforms with ministers December 13, 2011

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister will convene a meeting of key infrastructure ministries on Tuesday to discuss pending reforms. Though, CNNIBN is told that it's a routine meeting but it gains significance as it comes on the heels of the industrial output figures. Sources have said that right after the cabinet...
  • October industrial output falls 5.1 per cent December 12, 2011

    India's Industrial output in October plunged to minus 5.1 per cent. It was 1.9 per cent in the month of September. ...
  • Industrial output shrinks, plunges to 5.1 pc December 12, 2011

    New Delhi: India's industrial output contracted 5.1 per cent in October from a year earlier, government data showed on Monday, much sharper than a median forecast in a Reuters poll for 0.5 per cent fall. Manufacturing output, which constitutes about 76 per cent of the industrial production, fell an annual 6...
  • October industrial output shrank by 7 pc December 8, 2011

    Mumbai: India's industrial output declined by 7 per cent in October, dragged down by a fall in the capital goods sector, the first time it moved into negative territory since June 2009, according to a report. "Initial estimates show that industrial production has shrunk by 7 percent. But with more data...
  • Industrial growth slumps to 1.9 pc in September November 11, 2011

    New Delhi: Continuing its dismal performance, industrial growth fell further to 1.9 per cent in September, mainly due to poor output from the manufacturing sector. Growth in factory output, as measured in terms of the Index of Industrial Production (IIP), stood at 6.1 per cent in September last year, as...