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April IIP grows at lower-than-expected 2%

The industrial output for the month of April grew at a lower-than-expected 2 percent. A CNBC-TV18 poll of economists had expected April IIP to grow at 2.7 percent.

June 12, 2013 / 12:18 PM IST

Moneycontrol Bureau


The industrial output for the month of April grew at a lower-than-expected 2 percent. A CNBC-TV18 poll of economists had expected April IIP to grow at 2.7 percent.


Manufacturing, which constitutes about 76 percent of industrial production, grew 2.8 percent from a year earlier, the statistics office said.


Capital goods production, a barometer for investments in the economy, grew an annual 1 percent from a year earlier.


April IIP Details:



  • May CPI Rural Inflation Rate At 8.98% Vs 9.16% (MoM)
  • May CPI Urban Inflation Rate At 9.65% Vs 9.73% (MoM)
  • May CPI Combined Index At 129.2 Vs 128.1
  • Manufacturing Sector Growth At 2.8% Vs 3.2% (MoM)
  • Electricity Sector Growth At 0.7%% Vs 3.5% (MoM)
  • Mining Sector Growth At -3% Vs -2.9% (MoM)
  • Basic Goods Growth At 1.3% Vs 2.6% (MoM)
  • Capital Goods Growth At 1% Vs 6.9% (MoM)
  • Intermediate Goods Growth At 2.4% Vs -0.2% (MoM)
  • Consumer Goods Growth At 2.8% Vs 1.6% Vs (MoM)
  • Consumer Durables Growth At -8.3% Vs -4.5% (MoM)
first published: Jun 12, 2013 11:12 am

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