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China sets GDP growth target of over 6% in 2021

March 05, 2021 3:54 pm

Beijing is looking to rebound from the coronavirus pandemic after dropping growth targets last year. Defense spending is also set to rise significantly.

India GDP Q3 Data: India's GDP grows 0.4% in Q3, estimated to contract by 8% in FY21

February 26, 2021 10:16 pm

India GDP Q3 Data: India's GDP returned to positive after contracting for two consecutive quarters.

China, unlike India, has adapted western ideas to suit its needs

February 25, 2021 8:45 am

Indians, despite all the furore about Independence from the West, seem to have fully imbibed those norms and ideas — not in substance but certainly in form.

Indian economy to contract by 7 pc in FY21: SBI Research

February 10, 2021 3:21 pm

The agency had earlier forecast a 7.4 per cent contraction in 2020-21 GDP numbers. In April-September, the economy contracted 15.7 per cent but the second half may see a surprise 2.8 per cent growth, if the SBI analysis turns out to be correct.

India only key nation with double-digit growth in FY22: IMF

January 27, 2021 7:51 am

In its latest World Economic Outlook Update, released Tuesday, the IMF predicted that China would grow 8.1 per cent in 2021, followed by Spain (5.9 per cent) and France (5.5 per cent).

Across farm commodities: Growth silver lining but food inflation may be dark cloud

January 09, 2021 1:31 pm

FAO's global food price index has hit the highest since November 2014.

Explained: Here are 7 key takeaways from India's latest GDP data

January 14, 2021 12:19 pm

India’s GDP 2020-21: This year, India’s per capita GDP, per capita private consumption and the level of investments in the economy — all will fall to levels last seen in 2016-17 or earlier, reveals latest official GDP data.

India's 2020-21 GDP seen contracting 7.7%: Govt's first advance estimate

January 07, 2021 8:17 pm

As per the first advanced estimates of the national income released by the National Statistical Office (NSO), the agriculture sector growth for FY 2020-21 is estimated at 3.4 per cent against 4.0 per cent in FY 2019-20. Also, mining sector estimate stood at (-)12.4 per cent for 2020-21 from 3.1 per cent in 2019-20.

Signals of a strong economic recovery are broad-based. Budget proposals will be key beacons for coming phase

January 07, 2021 9:24 am

The main policy narrative in 2021, as the growth momentum gains traction, will be the path to normalisation from the extreme accommodative monetary and fiscal policy stance

Growth to break into positive territory in Q3, says RBI study

December 25, 2020 9:29 am

An update of the economic activity index (EAI) in RBI’s nowcasting assessment exercise further shows that in the first half of 2021-22, the economy will clock a growth rate of 14.2 per cent on top of the 0.4 per cent growth rate in the second half of 2020-21.


‘Think of it the other way, not about govt raiding RBI, but how RBI could have behaved differently’

June 22, 2020 6:07 pm

In this edition of the Idea Exchange, Former Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian talks about demonitisation, defends GST, explains the reasons why growth has not been robust and reflects back on his tenure as Chief Economic Adviser of India.

'Railways in crisis going from bad to worse': Dinesh Trivedi

February 25, 2016 6:55 am

New Delhi, Feb 25 (ANI): Former railways minister Dinesh Trivedi wished Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu all the best for the upcoming Railways Budget. He said he was little worried about the railways because railways is a basic system anywhere in the world, which adds to half percent to the GDP. If the railways doesn’t do well, you cannot contain even your food inflation.