India’s economy is entering a slow lane as multiple economic indicators suggest activity is levelling off after recovering from its pandemic low.
Power and roads show maximum promise; a doubling in the share of private sector investment in infrastructure by fiscal 2027 would put India’s GDP on a higher trajectory
Addressing the annual session of Assocham, Amit Shah said, without the development of the country's infrastructure and reduction of logistics costs, development was not possible.
Only 40 percent of rural economy is agriculture, and services and manufacturing account for a substantial chunk of rural incomes.
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The median forecast of 22 economists polled March 16-23 showed a current account deficit of $23.0 billion in October-December 2022, or 2.7% of gross domestic product (GDP). Forecasts ranged from $15.0-$28.0 billion, or 2.0%-3.2% of GDP.
The Economic Survey presented in the Vidhan Sabha by Chief Minister Sukhvinder Sukhu on Thursday pegged the GDP at constant prices (2011-12) in Financial Year 2022-23 at Rs 1,34,576 crore against a provisional GDP estimate of Rs 1,26,433 crore for 2021-22.
Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation decreased from 6.5% in January to 6.4% year-on-year in February. Like the headline inflation rate, food inflation also cooled a bit in February to 5.95 percent from 6 percent in the previous month
Li Qiang, the long-term aide of Chinese President Xi Jinping who succeeded Li Keqiang, in his first press conference, drew on Chinese folklore to demonstrate the country's resilience in the face of difficulties but concedes the economy faces challenges.
The current consumption demand is not broad-based but skewed towards goods and services consumed largely by households falling in the upper-income bracket. Thus, sustaining the recovery of consumption demand has become a challenge
The government data released last week showed India's gross domestic product (GDP) growth slowed to a three quarter low of 4.4 per cent in October-December,2022, mainly due to contraction in manufacturing and low private consumption expenditure.
Lower-income groups tend to have a high propensity to consume, while higher-income groups are more likely to save or invest in assets. This means a rise in income among lower income groups has a higher chance of boosting consumption in the economy than the increase in income for higher income groups
The current trickle-down economics is not working for the masses of the population. We need to transform workers into consumers to broaden the market
Data released earlier this week showed India's GDP growth rate fell to 4.4 percent in October-December
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For FY24, we estimate GDP growth at 6.0 percent amidst a slowing global economy, an anticipated moderation in urban leveraged consumption and a cutback in real revenue spending by the central government
India's GDP grew 4.4% in October-December, down from 6.3% in July-September, and below the 4.6% forecast in a Reuters poll.
The Statistics Ministry's estimate for GDP growth in the last quarter of 2022 is slightly lower than what was expected. But the bad news does not stop there. Economists say the 5.1 percent growth implied by the government for the fourth quarter is highly unlikely
GDP growth relative to the pre-COVID level firmed up quite considerably to 11.6 percent in Q3 FY2023 from 9.4 percent in Q2 FY2023. We are taking this as a signal of an improvement in the underlying momentum of growth, which nevertheless remains quite uneven
The outlook for private consumption remains relatively sombre as pent-up demand has been met this fiscal year with a complete recovery from the pandemic
As per data released on February 28, the manufacturing sector contracted by 1.1 percent in October-December
The Indian economy's growth rate was 6.3 percent in July-September
The ministry will also release the revised estimate of economic growth for 2021-22 which was estimated at 8.7 per cent in May last year.
The NSO is set to announce the Q3 or October-December GDP estimate. According to a CNBC TV18 poll, the economy is expected to have grown by 4.7%. The RBI estimated the Q3 GDP growth at 4.4%. But considering that the growth in Q3 last year was 5.4% and growth a quarter ago was 6.3%, why are economists saying that if the GDP grew 4.7% YoY it’s actually a good showing? Latha Venkatesh explains
The government and planners see the economy becoming the third largest in the world by FY29, overtaking Japan, with a GDP of USD 7 trillion from the present USD 3.3 trillion.