Industrial output grows 3.2 per cent in May, retail inflation moves up to 5 per cent in June

Manufacturing, which contributes 78 percent of industrial output, grew 2.8 percent in May, slower than a 5.2 percent rise in April, as domestic demand slowed.

Industrial output grows 3.2 per cent in May, retail inflation moves up to 5 per cent in June

NEW DELHI: India's industrial output grew 3.2 percent in May from a year earlier, driven by a pick up in capital goods manufacturing, government data showed on Thursday. Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast 5.2 percent growth in output compared with a 4.9 percent year-over-year increase in April.

Manufacturing, which contributes 78 percent of industrial output, grew 2.8 percent in May, slower than a 5.2 percent rise in April, as domestic demand slowed.

Retail inflation has moved up to 5 per cent in June from 4.87 per cent in May.