manufacturing

Manufacturing sector expands for second straight month in February

Manufacturing sector expands for second straight month in February

The Nikkei Markit India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) -- an indicator of manufacturing activity -- increased to 50.7 in February, up from 50.4 in January, as output and orderbooks rose at accelerated rates.

Mar 01, 2017, 12:17 PM IST
Govt examining Apple's request for extra concessions: Nirmala Sitharaman

Govt examining Apple's request for extra concessions: Nirmala Sitharaman

The government is examining extra concessions being demanded by the US-based iphone maker Apple for setting up a manufacturing unit in India.

Jan 05, 2017, 21:49 PM IST

US manufacturing growth picks up in December: ISM

US manufacturing posted the fourth straight month of faster expansion in December as new orders and output jumped, pointing to a growing economy, the Institute for Supply Management said today.

Jan 04, 2017, 00:31 AM IST
Govt not in favour of concessions to Apple for setting up manufacturing unit in India: Sources

Govt not in favour of concessions to Apple for setting up manufacturing unit in India: Sources

In what could be a major blow to Apple Inc in its plan to set up a manufacturing unit in India, the Commerce Ministry is reportedly not in favour of concessions to the US tech giant for the same.

Jan 03, 2017, 17:00 PM IST
India's manufacturing growth dips in December after demonetisation exercise

India's manufacturing growth dips in December after demonetisation exercise

The aftershock of thye 8 November demonetisation took a knock at manufacturing sector in December, which contracted as new work orders and output took a beating for the first time in 2016.

Jan 02, 2017, 11:41 AM IST
November WPI declines to 3.15% as food prices soften

November WPI declines to 3.15% as food prices soften

The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI, stood at 3.15 percent (provisional) for the month of November, 2016 (over November, 2015) as compared to 3.39 percent (provisional) for the previous month and -2.04 percent during the corresponding month of the previous year. 

Dec 14, 2016, 12:07 PM IST
Expand manufacturing, services to boost job creation: Nirmala Sitharaman

Expand manufacturing, services to boost job creation: Nirmala Sitharaman

India has adopted a two-pronged strategy to boost employment generation in the country, the government said on Friday.

Nov 18, 2016, 22:34 PM IST
India's industrial production grows at 0.7% in September

India's industrial production grows at 0.7% in September

India's industrial production grew by a meagre 0.7 percent in September after contracting for two consecutive months in July and August.

Nov 11, 2016, 17:57 PM IST
New comprehensive policy for capital goods sector soon

New comprehensive policy for capital goods sector soon

Government will soon come out with a comprehensive capital goods policy to create an ecosystem for a globally competitive sector leveraging concepts such as smart manufacturing, automation and IoT.

Oct 21, 2016, 16:12 PM IST
Land, labour reforms key for manufacturing boost: Pawan Munjal

Land, labour reforms key for manufacturing boost: Pawan Munjal

Confident that the next 25 years will belong to India, Hero MotoCorp Chairman Pawan Munjal Thursday said land and labour reforms are "very important" to boost the country's manufacturing sector.

Oct 06, 2016, 17:33 PM IST
US manufacturing grew in July, but at slower pace: ISM

US manufacturing grew in July, but at slower pace: ISM

The US manufacturing sector grew again in July, marking five straight months of expansion, but at a slower pace than expected, a private survey showed Monday.

Aug 01, 2016, 22:44 PM IST
WPI inflation in June inches up to 1.62% Vs 0.79% in May

WPI inflation in June inches up to 1.62% Vs 0.79% in May

The wholesale price index (WPI) rose in June by 1.62 percent, up from 0.79 percent in May.

Jul 14, 2016, 12:09 PM IST