Industrial Production

  • India's industrial output up 0.1 per cent in January 12-03-2014 05:59 PM

    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...
  • IIP shows no signs of recovery, contracts 0.6 per cent in December 12-02-2014 07:35 PM

    Showing no signs of recovery, industrial production growth rate remained negative for the third month in a row, contracting 0.6 per cent in December 2013, mainly due to sluggishness in manufacturing sector. During December 2012 as well, the factory output, as measured in terms of the Index of Industrial Production...
  • October inflation at 10.09 per cent 12-11-2013 06:13 PM

    New Delhi: Costlier vegetables and fruits, such as onions and tomatoes, drove retail inflation to 10.09 per cent in October, entering double digits after seven months. Inflation as measured by the consumer price index (CPI) was at 9.84 per cent in September and 9.52 per cent in the previous month....
  • Core infrastructure growth jumps to 8 per cent in September 31-10-2013 06:33 PM

    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...
  • Industrial output grows 0.6 per cent in August 11-10-2013 05:59 PM

    New Delhi: India's industrial production for the month of August grew by 0.6 per cent in August, dropping from an upwardly revised 2.75 per cent pace in July. Analysts had expected an annual output growth of 2.0 per cent for the month. The manufacturing sector, which constitutes about 76 per...
  • July industrial output surprises with 2.6 per cent growth 12-09-2013 06:08 PM

    Mumbai: India's industrial production jumped an unexpected 2.6 per cent in July after contracting for two straight months, government data showed on Thursday, good news for Asia's third-largest economy as it tries to emerge from a deep slump. Analysts polled by an international news agency had expected output to shrink...
  • Industrial output contracts 2.2 per cent in June 12-08-2013 06:07 PM

    New Delhi: India's industrial production contracted 2.2 per cent in June, more-than-expected from a year earlier, government data showed on Monday. May's output growth was revised down to an annual 2.9 per cent contraction from 1.6 per cent earlier. Manufacturing sector, which constitutes about 76 per cent of industrial production,...
  • May industrial production contracts by 1.6 per cent 12-07-2013 05:51 PM

    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...
  • Rupee opens at 59.75 per dollar, down by 8 paise 12-07-2013 09:31 AM

    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...
  • April industrial output grows at 2 pc vs 2.5 pc in March 12-06-2013 11:10 AM

    New Delhi: The industrial production growth has slipped to 2 per cent in April on account of dismal performance of manufacturing, mining and power sectors coupled with lower output of capital goods. The factory output measured in terms of index of industrial production (IIP) had seen a contraction of 1.3...
  • Industrial growth slows from 5.6 to 4.1 pc in Aug 12-10-2011 11:42 AM

    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),...
  • Industrial growth falls to 5.6 per cent in May 12-07-2011 12:21 PM

    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...
  • Industrial growth slows to 3.6 pc in February 11-04-2011 11:33 AM

    New Delhi: Industrial growth slowed to 3.6 per cent in February, 2011, compared to 15.1 per cent expansion in the year-ago 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...
  • IIP nosedives to 2.7 pc in November 2010 12-01-2011 12:12 PM

    New Delhi: Industrial growth nosedived to 2.7 per cent in November 2010 against 11.3 per cent in the same period a year-ago, pulled down by dismal performance of manufacturing sector, particularly the consumer non-durables. In October 2010, the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) had expanded by 11.29 per cent. The...
  • Rationalise direct taxes: CII to govt 15-02-2010 10:15 AM

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  • India's industrial output dips, economic woes rise 12-06-2008 12:48 PM

    Allrounders Thisara Perera and Angelo Mathews shared six wickets between them as Sri Lanka thrashed India by nine wickets in the second ODI in Hambantota on Tuesday. Chasing 139 for victory, Sri Lankan openers Upul Tharanga and Tillakaratne Dilshan put their team on course for a rousing victory with a...
  • Ominous signs: Industrial growth dips to 5.3 pc 12-03-2008 06:27 PM

    Chittagong: Bangladesh debutant Elias Sunny grabbed six wickets against the West Indies as the opening Test headed for a draw on the fifth and final day in Chittagong on Tuesday. The left-arm spinner (6-94) became the third Bangladeshi to bag six wickets in an innings on debut as the West...
  • Tata acquires UK-based chemical co for $1 bn 31-01-2008 06:57 PM

    London: Hamsphire urged the Pakistan Cricket to reverse their ban on former captain Shahid Afridi playing abroad as they prepared to begin the defence of their English Twenty20 title without the all-rounder. Former Pakistan one-day captain Afridi had his central contract suspended by the PCB on Tuesday, having announced his...