Thursday, Sep 29, 2022



Economic data: Fact vs fiction

March 20, 2019 12:40 am

Annual Survey of Industries data for 2016-17 shows that output growth, and industrial jobs growth, have sharply accelerated post 2013. This data has not been questioned by any expert

Simply Put: This back series, that back series

November 30, 2018 10:15 am

In new GDP back series data, average growth during UPA regime is down from previous estimates while growth during NDA is pegged higher than during UPA. Why do findings differ from one report to another?

In new GDP metrics, govt slashes growth in UPA 1 and UPA 2

November 29, 2018 7:34 am

The release of the GDP back series comes three years after the switch to the new base year of 2011-12 and three months after the release of a report of the Committee on Real Sector Statistics, which was submitted to the NSC.

India's GDP growth in Q4 of FY18 seen at 7.4%: ICRA

May 21, 2018 4:07 pm

The Central Statistics Office (CSO) is scheduled to come out with GDP estimate for the fourth quarter (Q4) of fiscal 2017-18 and provisional annual estimates for the year 2017-18 on May 31.

Beyond the figures

February 10, 2016 12:00 am

Notwithstanding GDP data revisions, sustainable growth recovery will depend on policy action and a normal monsoon

CSO working on overhaul of macro-economic indices

September 08, 2015 1:19 pm

About 450 items would be included in the IIP basket as against 399 in the current series and data from at least eight factories per item would be collected to ensure lesser volatility.

Achhe din: New GDP series boosts growth, lowers inflation

February 12, 2015 8:17 am

Inflation in manufacturing has tended to be lower than for other sectors.

No Proof Required: Believe it or not statistics

February 07, 2015 12:20 am

The miraculous 2013-14 growth has essentially come from artificially lowering the numbers for 2012-13.

At 5.7%, GDP grows fastest in over 2 years

August 30, 2014 3:31 am

The economy grew by 5.7 per cent in the first quarter of the fiscal, marking the fastest growth since March 2012.

Feb IIP contracts 1.9% on dip in manufacturing, capital goods

April 12, 2014 1:31 am

Factory output had started to dip in October, when the IIP contracted 1.2 per cent, and continued till December.