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Core sector output shrinks by 5.2% in September

Output of core infrastructure industries shrank by 5.2% in September 2019 as seven of eight sectors witnessed negative growth
  • During the April-September period, the growth of core industries fell to 1.3% against 5.5% in the year-ago period
  • Production of seven sectors of coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, cement, steel, and electricity contracted in September (Photo: Mint)Premium
    Production of seven sectors of coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, cement, steel, and electricity contracted in September (Photo: Mint)

    NEW DELHI : Output of core infrastructure industries shrank by 5.2% in September 2019 as seven of eight sectors witnessed negative growth, according to official data released on Thursday.

    The eight core sectors had expanded by 4.3% in September 2018.

    Production of seven sectors of coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, cement, steel, and electricity contracted in September.

    Fertilizers production increased by 5.4% in September 2019 over the year-ago month.

    During the April-September period, the growth of core industries fell to 1.3% against 5.5% in the year-ago period.

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    Published: 31 Oct 2019, 05:32 PM IST
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