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Combined Index of Eight Core Industries in Sep 2019 stood at 120.6

Oct 31, 2019: Following stats were released by Office of the Economic Adviser, Department for Promotion of Industry & Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Govt of India.

1. The summary of the Index of Eight Core Industries (base: 2011-12) is given at the Annexure.

2. The Eight Core Industries comprise 40.27 per cent of the weight of items included in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP). The combined Index of Eight Core Industries stood at 120.6 in September, 2019, which declined by 5.2 per cent as compared to the index of September, 2018. Its cumulative growth during April to September, 2019-20 was 1.3 per cent.

Coal
3. Coal production (weight: 10.33 per cent) declined by 20.5 per cent in September, 2019 over September, 2018. Its cumulative index declined by 3.5 per cent during April to September, 2019-20 over corresponding period of the previous year.

Crude Oil
4. Crude Oil production (weight: 8.98 per cent) declined by 5.4 per cent in September, 2019 over September, 2018. Its cumulative index declined by 6.0 per cent during April to September, 2019-20 over the corresponding period of previous year.

Natural Gas
5. The Natural Gas production (weight: 6.88 per cent) declined by 4.9 per cent in September, 2019 over September, 2018. Its cumulative index declined by 2.0 per cent during April to September, 2019-20 over the corresponding period of previous year.

Refinery Products
6. Petroleum Refinery production (weight: 28.04 per cent) declined by 6.7 per cent in September, 2019 over September, 2018. Its cumulative index declined by 2.0 per cent during April to September, 2019-20 over the corresponding period of previous year.

Fertilizers
7. Fertilizers production (weight: 2.63 per cent) increased by 5.4 per cent in September, 2019 over September, 2018. Its cumulative index increased by 1.1 per cent during April to September, 2019-20 over the corresponding period of previous year.

Steel
8. Steel production (weight: 17.92 per cent) declined by 0.3 per cent in September, 2019 over September, 2018. Its cumulative index increased by 8.5 per cent during April to September, 2019-20 over the corresponding period of previous year.

Cement
9. Cement production (weight: 5.37 per cent) declined by 2.1 per cent in September, 2019 over September, 2018. Its cumulative index increased by 0.7 per cent during April to September, 2019-20 over the corresponding period of previous year.

Electricity
10. Electricity generation (weight: 19.85 per cent) declined by 3.7 per cent in September, 2019 over September, 2018. Its cumulative index increased by 3.6 per cent during April to September, 2019-20 over the corresponding period of previous year.


Note 1: Data for July, 2019, August, 2019 and September, 2019 are provisional.
Note 2: Since April, 2014, Electricity generation data from Renewable sources are also included.
Note 3: The industry-wise weights indicated above are individual industry weight derived from IIP and blown up on pro rata basis to a combined weight of ICI equal to 100.
Note 4: Since March 2019, a new steel product called Hot Rolled Pickled and Oiled (HRPO) under the item ‘Cold Rolled (CR) coils’ within the production of finished steel has also been included.
Note 5: Release of the index for October, 2019 will be on Friday, 29th November, 2019.


Annexure

Performance of Eight Core Industries
Yearly Index & Growth Rate
Base Year: 2011-12=100

Index

Performance of Eight Core Industries Yearly Index September 2019

Growth Rates (in per cent)

Performance of Eight Core Industries Yearly Growth Rate September 2019

Performance of Eight Core Industries
Monthly Index & Growth Rate
Base Year: 2011-12=100

Index

Performance of Eight Core Industries Monthly Index September 2019

Growth Rates (in per cent)

Performance of Eight Core Industries Monthly Growth Rate September 2019


Source: eaindustry (dot) nic (dot) in, Office of the Economic Adviser, Ministry of Commerce & Industry

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