Eight core sector growth slows down to 2.6% in December

  • Coal, natural gas and steel output grew by 0.9%, 4.2% and 13.2%, respectively
  • During Apr-Dec 2018-19, the 8 core sector recorded a growth of 4.8% as compared to 3.9% in same period of previous fiscal

New Delhi: Growth of eight core sectors slowed down to 2.6% in December 2018 on account of negative growth in expansion of crude oil, refinery products and fertilisers.

According to Commerce and Industries ministry, coal, natural gas and steel output grew by 0.9%, 4.2% and 13.2%, respectively.

During April-December 2018-19, the eight sector recorded a growth of 4.8% as compared to 3.9% in same period of previous fiscal.

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