Core Industries: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Core Industrial Output increased in February

Published: April 2, 2019

The output from the eight core sectors which include coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertilisers, steel, cement and electricity witnessed a growth of 2.1 per cent in February, compared to the corresponding month last year as per the data from the Ministry of Commerce and Industries. How Core Industries Performed? The production of ..

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Growth of eight infrastructure sectors at 4.3% in September 2018

Published: November 1, 2018

As per data released by Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry, index of eight core industries slowed down to 4.3% in September 2018. It is lowest growth recorded by core sectors in the last four months, as production of crude oil and natural gas declined by 4.2% and 1.8%, respectively. Previously, lowest growth rate was ..

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Core industries growth quickens to 6.7% in June 2018

Published: August 1, 2018

As per data released by Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry, index of eight core industries expanded to 7-month high of 6.7% in June 2018. This was due to better performance by cement, refinery and coal sectors of the index. The previous high was witnessed in November 2017 at 6.9%. The growth rate in May ..

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Index of Eight Core Industries register 3.6% growth in May 2018

Published: July 3, 2018

According to Index of Eight Core Industries released by Ministry of Commerce and Industry, the growth of eight core infrastructure industries has dropped to 10-month low of 3.6% in May 2018 due to decline in production of crude oil and natural gas. This is the lowest growth rate since July 2017 when eight core infrastructure ..

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Core industries register 4.7% growth in April 2018

Published: June 1, 2018

According to index of eight core industries released by Ministry of Commerce and Industry, eight core infrastructure sectors grew by 4.7% higher in April 2018. It was driven by healthy performance in segments like coal, natural gas and cement. Sector wise breakaway in April 2018 Coal production: Increased by 2.6%. Crude Oil production: Declined by ..

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