Chart of the day | The middle path

Chart of the day | The middle path

A report by The Nielsen Co. provides some numeric insights into these markets. The middle market is the fastest growing segment in 2011; and not only that, it has risen 3.5 times between 2002 and 2010, coming a close second to the metro markets.

Its growth is sustainable, says the report, and its size is expected to increase from 28,700 crore to 1 trillion in 2018, and then to 4 trillion by 2026.

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