Economic Survey Highlights

Dec 02, 2016 at 11:56 | Source: PTI
"India's economy is projected to sustain a 7.6 percent growth rate in both fiscal years 2016-17 and 2017-18," according to the year-end update of the flagship report Economic and Social Survey for Asia and the Pacific 2016 of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP).
Nov 02, 2016 at 16:04 | Source: PTI
The Overall Business Confidence Index (OBCI) rose to a six quarter high in the Business Confidence Survey conducted by Ficci, indicating that demand is gaining traction. The index value stood at 67.3 in the current round as against 62.8 in the previous poll.
Nov 01, 2016 at 14:04 | Source: PTI
Besides, an increased spending on infrastructure development, largely by the government, is seen as the most important driver for a turnaround in the economic outlook for the period between October and March this fiscal, it added.
Oct 28, 2016 at 12:52 | Source: Reuters
Gross domestic product probably increased at a 2.5 percent annual rate after expanding at a 1.4 percent pace in the second quarter, according to a Reuters survey of economists. That would be the strongest growth rate since the second quarter of 2015.
Oct 25, 2016 at 16:00 | Source: PTI
In 2015-16, the country's economy grew 7.6 percent and the Economic Survey in February had projected a growth rate of 7-7.75 percent for the current fiscal while RBI had forecast 7.6 percent.
Oct 21, 2016 at 08:20 | Source: Reuters
There has long been deep scepticism about the accuracy of economic indicators in India, a country of 1.2 billion people of whom 90 percent are estimated to be part of the grey economy.
Oct 13, 2016 at 18:22 | Source: PTI
"The current renewable energy targets of BRICS countries require an additional annual investment of USD 51 billion on average, which highlights the gap that may be filled by blended finance mechanisms," IEEFA said.
Sep 29, 2016 at 08:34 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Arvind Subramanian stands pat by his forecast that the Indian economy will grow by 7-7.75 percent in this year. In an interview to Business Standard, the Chief Economic Advisor said that the advancing of the Budget cycle will mean there will now be two surveys.
Sep 20, 2016 at 19:35 | Source: CNBC
CNBC's Steve Liesman breaks down the exclusive results from CNBC's survey on what experts are saying about the chance of a rate hike.
Sep 19, 2016 at 20:12 | Source: PTI
The Finance Ministry will pitch for the country's rating upgrade with global agency Moody's on Wednesday, highlighting increased pace of reforms including the GST, declining inflation and improvement in fiscal as well as current account deficit situation.
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