November IIP growth rises to 8.4%

November IIP growth rises to 8.4%

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Industrial Production

The IIP for the month of November 2017 stands at 125.6, which is 8.4% higher as compared to the level in the month of November 2016. The cumulative growth for the period April-November 2017 over the corresponding period of the previous year stands at 3.2 percent.

The Indices of Industrial Production for the Mining, Manufacturing and Electricity sectors for the month of November 2017 stand at 107.4, 127.5 and 140.1 respectively, with the corresponding growth rates of 1.1 percent, 10.2 percent and 3.9 percent as compared to November 2016.

The cumulative growth in these three sectors during April-November 2017 over the corresponding period of 2016 has been 3.0 percent, 3.1 percent and 5.2 percent respectively.

The industry group ‘Manufacture of pharmaceuticals, medicinal chemical and botanical products’ has shown the positive growth of 39.5 percent followed by 29.1 percent in ‘Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products’ and 22.6 percent in ‘Manufacture of other transport equipment’. On the other hand, the industry group ‘Other manufacturing’ has shown the highest negative growth of (-) 15.9 percent followed by (-) 13.1 percent in ‘Manufacture of wearing apparel’ and (-) 11.2 percent in ‘Manufacture of electrical equipment’.