Home / Knowledge / News / General Index stands at 283.8, 7.6% higher
General Index stands at 283.8, 7.6% higher
13
Feb '08
The Quick Estimates of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) with base 1993-94 for the month of December 2007 have been released by the Central Statistical Organisation of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation.

The General Index stands at 283.8, which is 7.6% higher as compared to the level in the month of December 2006. The cumulative growth for the period April-December 2007-08 stands at 9.0% over the corresponding period of the previous year.

2. The Indices of Industrial Production for the Mining, Manufacturing and Electricity sectors for the month of December 2007 stand at 180.6, 305.7, and 219.6 respectively, with the corresponding growth rates of 3.0%, 8.4% and 3.8% as compared to December 2006.

The cumulative growth during April-December, 2007-08 over the corresponding period of 2006-07 in the three sectors have been 4.9%, 9.6% and 6.6% respectively, which moved the overall growth in the General Index to 9.0%.

3. In terms of industries, as many as thirteen (13) out of the seventeen (17) industry groups (as per 2-digit NIC-1987) have shown positive growth during the month of December 2007 as compared to the corresponding month of the previous year.

The industry group 'Wood and Wood Products; Furniture and Fixtures' have shown the highest growth of 31.3%, followed by 30.6% in 'Other Manufacturing Industries' and 21.7% in 'Basic Chemicals & Chemical Products (except production of Petroleum & Coal)'.

On the other hand, the industry group 'Metal Products and Parts, except machinery and Equipment' have shown a negative growth of 23.6% followed by 2.0% in 'Wool, Silk and Man-made Fibre Textiles' and 1.7% in 'Non-Metallic Mineral Products'.


Must ReadView All

Textiles | On 26th Jun 2017

US initiates probe into PSF imported from 5 nations

The department of commerce of the US has initiated investigations for ...

Textiles | On 26th Jun 2017

USTR announces AGOA review for Rwanda, Tanzania & Uganda

The office of the US trade representative (USTR) has announced the...

Textiles | On 26th Jun 2017

Braskem invests in polypropylene production facility in US

The Board of Directors of Braskem, one of the largest producer of...

Interviews View All

Deepak Jain
Baggout

We are using Facebook and Instagram to promote ourselves

Vidhyaa Shankar. S
A Ganapathi Chettiar

'The usage of knits is getting into the boundaries of woven fabrics'

Kamlesh Vaghela
RK Textiles

Very few machinery manufacturers have R&D units

Marten Alkhagen
Swerea IVF AB

Marten Alkhagen, Senior Scientist - Nonwoven and Technical Textiles of...

Steve Cole
Xerium Technologies

Steve Cole of Xerium Technologies discusses the industry. Xerium is the...

Mohammad Hassan
Biax Fiberfilm

About one in every 20 patients picks up an infection while hospitalised....

Bani Batra

Bani Batra’s couture wedding collection is inspired by traditional Indian...

Judy Frater
Somaiya Kala Vidya

Among the many honours showered on Frater, including Fulbright and Ford...

Madhu Jain
Madhu Jain

She grew up in the walled city of Old Delhi, completed her studies, and...

Press Release

Press Release

Letter to Editor

Letter to Editor

RSS Feed

RSS Feed

Submit your press release on


editorial@fibre2fashion.com

Letter To Editor






(Max. 8000 char.)

Search Companies





SEARCH

news category


Related Categories:
June 2017

June 2017

Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.

SUBSCRIBE


Browse Our Archives

GO


E-News Insight
Subscribe Today and Get the
Latest News Update in Your Mail Box.
Advanced Search