In­dus­trial out­put hits 9­month high

Hindustan Times ST (Jaipur) - - Front Page -

: The In­dian In­dex of In­dus­trial Pro­duc­tion (IIP) for Au­gust re­leased on Thurs­day showed that fac­tory out­put grew 4.3% against the same month last year, a nine-month high, on the back of ro­bust min­ing and elec­tric­ity sec­tor growth.

An­nual re­tail in­fla­tion for Septem­ber re­mained static at 3.28% com­pared to Au­gust, the data showed. In Septem­ber last year, how­ever, it was 4.39%.

The data showed that re­tail in­fla­tion dipped due to a fall in the prices of food items.


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