Industrial growth slows to 1.7% in Jan 2019

The slowdown in manufacturing sector pushed the industrial output growth to 1.7 % in January this year, the data released by Central government showed on Tuesday.

Written by Newsroom Staff March 12, 2019 19:50

New Delhi: The slowdown in manufacturing sector pushed the industrial output growth to 1.7 % in January this year, the data released by Central government showed on Tuesday.

The factory output as measured in terms of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) grew by 7.5 per cent in January 2018.

IIP for July 2018 higher by 6.6% as compared to last year

During April to January 2018-19, industrial output grew at 4.4 per cent as compared to 4.1 per cent in the same period of previous fiscal, according to an official statement released by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.

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