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GDP slump signals significant deceleration in investment, consumption: FICCI

Expressing "deep" concerns over sluggishness in the growth momentum, Ficci President Sandip Somany said "the latest GDP growth numbers are below expectations and point towards a significant deceleration in both consumption and investment demand."

Crisil cuts India’s GDP growth estimate for FY20 by 20 bps

The slowdown would be pronounced in the first half, while the second half should find support from expected monetary easing, consumption, and statistical low-base effect, Crisil said at the releaseof its report on India’s FY20 outlook titled ‘Uphill Trek’.


Economic Graffiti: What is to be done about growth

Arvind Subramanian’s paper, other micro data, suggest an impending economic slowdown. Policymakers must take notice and act.

Economists call for raising voice against suppression of data

Indian statistics and institutions associated with it have however come under cloud for being influenced and indeed even controlled by political considerations, joint statement said.

GDP growth rate for FY18 revised upwards to 7.2% from 6.7%

In terms of gross value added at constant (2011-12), there has been a growth of 6.9 per cent in 2017-18, as against growth of 7.9 per cent in 2016-17.

Riding on agriculture, manufacturing sectors, India to grow at 7.2% in 2018-19: CSO

According to the CSO data, the expansion in activities in 'agriculture, forestry and fishing' is likely to increase to 3.8 per cent in the current fiscal from 3.4 per cent in the preceding year.


GDP back series was second best solution: Sudipto Mundle

Sudipto Mundle, told The Indian Express that the estimates were the “second best option” in the absence of comparable data for earlier years up to 1993-94.

Craving Capital

Government must raise public investment by at least one per cent of the GDP

States are able

They must also be willing to do the heavy lifting to kickstart the investment cycle.

A bitter crop

Current rural distress is not about land acquisition. It is rooted in the low viability and high volatility of agriculture.