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Manufacturing growth improves slightly in April 2018: PMI

The Nikkei India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) rose to 51.6 in April 2018 form from 51 in March 2018. It indicates faster improvement in health of India’s manufacturing economy than in prior month. Key Facts PMI showed that manufacturing conditions improved for ninth consecutive month in April 2018. It was mainly because of faster ..

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India’s manufacturing sector growth falls to five-month low in March 2018: PMI

According to monthly survey Nikkei India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), India’s manufacturing sector activity fell to five-month low in March 2018. It felled from 52.1 in February 2018 to five-month low of 51.0 in March 2018 indicating slowest improvement in operating conditions recorded by survey since October 2017. PMI March 2018 Survey Manufacturing activity: ..

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Manufacturing growth falls to four-month low in February 2018: PMI

According to Nikkei India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers Index (PMI), India’s manufacturing sector activity fell to four-month low in February 2018 as factory output and new business orders rose at slower pace. The monthly PMI fell to 52.1 in February 2018 from 52.4 in January 2018, indicating modest improvement in operating conditions. A reading above 50 ..

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IIP growth hits 17-month high of 8.4% in November 2017

India’s factory output, measured by the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) rose to 8.4% in November 2017 from 2% in October 2017.  It was due to robust performance by manufacturing and capital goods sectors. According to data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), it was highest growth registered by IIP in 17-months. The previous ..

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IIP rises to 9-month high of 4.3% in August 2017

According to data released by Central Statistics Office (CSO), factory output measured in terms of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) has grown nine-month high to 4.3% in August 2017. This was mainly due to a robust performance of the mining and power sectors. Key Facts The manufacturing sector output grew 3.1% in August 2017, mining ..

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