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Industrial production in negative zone, dips 1.9% in February

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 19:15

After feeble signs of a recovery, industrial production once again slipped into negative territory and contracted 1.9 percent in February due to poor performance in manufacturing, especially capital goods.

Retail inflation at 25-mth low, IIP expands after four months

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 21:30

Retail inflation easing to a 25-month low of 8.1 percent in February and a slight improvement in industrial growth have raised hopes for a rate cut by the Reserve Bank next month to boost economic activity.

Factory output enters positive zone after three months

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 18:40

Showing a ray of hope, industrial output entered positive territory and recorded a 0.1 percent growth in January after contracting for three months in a row.

IIP grows for the first time in four months, up by 0.1% in January

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 17:41

Showing little sign of recovery, the industrial output grew for the first time in four months on higher manufacturing, gaining 0.1 percent in January.

IIP shrinks 0.6% in Dec, retail inflation eases to two-year low

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 23:17

Showing no sign of economic recovery, industrial output remained in the negative territory for the third month in a row by contracting by 0.6 percent in December, even as retail inflation eased to two-year low of 8.79 percent in January on account of fall in food prices.

IIP shows no signs of recovery, contracts 0.6% in December

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 18:15

Showing no signs of recovery, industrial production growth rate remained negative for the third month in a row, contracting 0.6 percent in December 2013, mainly due to sluggishness in manufacturing sector.

Nov IIP shrank on weak festive demand, low investment: Experts

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 21:33

Weak festive demand and sluggish investment activity led to a slump in factory production in November when the output contracted to a six-month low of 2.1 percent, according to economists.

Worried over IIP nos, India Inc seeks rate cut by RBI

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 20:15

Expressing serious concern over contraction in industrial output in November, India Inc called for immediate policy interventions, including a rate cut by RBI, to prevent job losses and boost demand.

Industrial production declines by 2.1% in November

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 18:54

Dashing hopes of recovery, industrial production contracted by 2.1 percent in November, the lowest in six months, mainly due to poor performance of manufacturing sector and lower output of consumer goods particularly white goods.

Nov IIP may grow slightly as global demand picks up

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 14:57

Indian industrial output probably returned to modest growth in November after shrinking for the first time in four months in October, helped by better overseas demand, a Reuters poll showed.

Core sector growth slows to 1.7% in November

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 31, 2013, 19:20

Poor performance of natural gas, petroleum refinery products and fertiliser pulled down core sector growth to 1.7 percent in November from 5.8 percent a year ago.

IIP contraction on base effect, weak manufacturing: Experts

Last Updated: Thursday, December 12, 2013, 22:30

Adverse base effect and weak manufacturing sector growth led to contraction in India's industrial production in October, say economists.