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India's infrastructure output grows 5.2 per cent in Sept

REUTERS
Published : Oct 31, 2017, 5:50 pm IST
Updated : Oct 31, 2017, 5:50 pm IST

The growth in output compares with a downwardly revised 4.4 per cent year-on-year growth in August.

During April-September, the annual output growth was 3.3 per cent, data showed.
 During April-September, the annual output growth was 3.3 per cent, data showed.

New Delhi: India’s annual infrastructure output in September grew 5.2 per cent from a year ago, driven by higher production of coal and refinery products, government data showed on Tuesday.

The growth in output compares with a downwardly revised 4.4 per cent year-on-year growth in August.

 

During April-September, the annual output growth was 3.3 per cent, data showed.

Coal production grew 10.6 per cent in September from a year ago, while refinery products output grew 8.1 percent.

India’s eight infrastructure sectors include coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, electricity, steel, cement, and fertiliser, accounting for about 40 per cent weight in the index of industrial production.

Tags: infrastructure sector, economy, gdp
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi