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Quick Estm. of Index of Industrial Production IIP August 2019 - 126.6

Oct 11, 2019: The Quick Estimates of Index of Industrial Production and Use-based Index for the month of August, 2019 (Base 2011-12=100), (data as released by Central Statistics Office, Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation), is reproduced hereunder:—

1. The Quick Estimates of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) with base 2011-12 for the month of August 2019 stands at 126.6, which is 1.1 percent lower as compared to the level in the month of August 2018. The cumulative growth for the period April-August 2019 over the corresponding period of the previous year stands at 2.4 percent.

2. The Indices of Industrial Production for the Mining, Manufacturing and Electricity sectors for the month of August 2019 stand at 92.1, 129.0 and 165.7 respectively, with the corresponding growth rates of 0.1 percent, (-) 1.2 percent and (-) 0.9 percent as compared to August 2018 (Statement I). The cumulative growth in these three sectors during April-August 2019 over the corresponding period of 2018 has been 2.8 percent, 2.1 percent and 5.0 percent respectively.


3. In terms of industries, fifteen out of the twenty three industry groups (as per 2-digit NIC-2008) in the manufacturing sector have shown negative growth during the month of August 2019 as compared to the corresponding month of the previous year (Statement II). The industry group ‘Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers’ has shown the highest negative growth of (-) 23.1 percent followed by (-) 21.7 percent in ‘Manufacture of machinery and equipment n.e.c.’ and (-) 18.0 percent in ‘Other manufacturing’. On the other hand, the industry group ‘Manufacture of basic metals’ has shown the highest positive growth of 11.8 percent followed by 11.3 percent in ‘Manufacture of wood and products of wood and cork, except furniture; manufacture of articles of straw and plaiting materials’ and 10.3 percent in ‘Manufacture of wearing apparel’.

4. As per Use-based classification, the growth rates in August 2019 over August 2018 are 1.1 percent in Primary goods, (-) 21.0 percent in Capital goods, 7.0 percent in Intermediate goods and (-) 4.5 percent in Infrastructure/ Construction Goods (Statement III). The Consumer durables and Consumer non-durables have recorded growth of (-) 9.1 percent and 4.1 percent respectively.

5. Details of item groups exhibiting larger variations in production in absolute terms and weighted terms in Statement IV.

6. Along with the Quick Estimates of IIP for the month of August 2019, the indices for July 2019 have undergone the first revision and those for May 2019 have undergone the final revision in the light of the updated data received from the source agencies.

7. Statements giving Quick Estimates of the Index of Industrial Production at Sectoral, 2-digit level of National Industrial Classification (NIC-2008) and by Use-based classification for the month of August 2019, along with the growth rates over the corresponding month of the previous year including the cumulative indices are enclosed.

8. Release of the Index for September 2019 will be on Monday, 11 November 2019.



STATEMENT I: INDEX OF INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION - SECTORAL
(Base : 2011-12=100)

Quick Estm. of Index of Industrial Production (IIP), August 2019 - 126.6
* Figures for Aug 2019 are Quick Estimates.
NOTE : Indices for the months of May'19 and Jul' 19 incorporate updated production data.


STATEMENT II: INDEX OF INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION - (2-DIGIT LEVEL)
(Base: 2011-12=100)

Quick Estm. of Index of Industrial Production (IIP), August 2019 - 126.6
* Figures for August 2019 are Quick Estimates.


STATEMENT III: INDEX OF INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION - USE-BASED
(Base :2011-12=100)

Quick Estm. of Index of Industrial Production (IIP), August 2019 - 126.6
* Figures for Aug 2019 are Quick Estimates.
NOTE : Indices for the months of May'19 and Jul'19 incorporate updated production data.


STATEMENT IV

Quick Estm. of Index of Industrial Production (IIP), August 2019 - 126.6

Quick Estm. of Index of Industrial Production (IIP), August 2019 - 126.6



Source: Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation

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