Industrial production in India increased 2.7 percent year-on-year in January of 2017, following a downwardly revised 0.1 percent drop in the previous month and beating market expectations of a 0.5 percent gain. Manufacturing recovered (2.3 percent compared to -1.6 percent in December) while mining (5.3 percent compared to 5.5 percent) and electricity (3.9 percent compared to 6.3 percent) rose less. From April to January, industrial production expanded by 0.6 percent. Industrial Production in India averaged 6.15 percent from 1994 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 20 percent in November of 2006 and a record low of -7.20 percent in February of 2009.
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In India, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy such as manufacturing, mining, and utilities. In India, manufacturing accounts for 75.5 percent of total output, mining for 14.2 percent and electricity for 10.3 percent. This page provides – India Industrial Production – actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. India Industrial Production – actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases – was last updated on March of 2017.