October core sector output at 6.6%; Natural Gas output down 1.4%

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | November 30, 2016 17:06 IST

The combined Index of Eight Core Industries stands at 188.1 in October, 2016, which was 6.6% higher compared to the index of October, 2015. Its cumulative growth during April to October, 2016-17 was 4.9%.

The Eight Core Industries comprise nearly 38% of the weight of items included in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP). The combined Index of Eight Core Industries stands at 188.1 in October, 2016, which was 6.6% higher compared to the index of October, 2015. Its cumulative growth during April to October, 2016-17 was 4.9%.

Coal
Coal production (weight: 4.38%) declined by 1.6% in October, 2016 over October, 2015. Its cumulative index during April toOctober, 2016-17 increased by 0.7% over corresponding period of previous year.

Crude Oil
Crude Oil production (weight: 5.22%) declined by 3.2% in October, 2016 over October, 2015. Its cumulative index during April to October, 2016-17 declined by 3.3% over the corresponding period of previous year.

Natural Gas
The Natural Gas production (weight: 1.71%) declined by 1.4% in October, 2016 over October, 2015. Its cumulative index during April to October, 2016-17 declined by 4% over the corresponding period of previous year.

Refinery Products (93% of Crude Throughput)
Petroleum Refinery production (weight: 5.94%) increased by 15.1% in October, 2016 over October, 2015. Its cumulative index during April to October, 2016-17 increased by 8.9% over the corresponding period of previous year.

Fertilizers
Fertilizer production (weight: 1.25%) increased by 0.8% in October, 2016 over October, 2015. Its cumulative index during April toOctober, 2016-17 increased by 4.8% over the corresponding period of previous year.

Steel (Alloy + Non-Alloy)
Steel production (weight: 6.68%) increased by 16.9% in October, 2016 over October, 2015. Its cumulative index during April to October, 2016-17 increased by 8.5% over the corresponding period of previous year.

Cement
Cement production (weight: 2.41%) increased by 6.2% in October, 2016 over October, 2015. Its cumulative index during April toOctober, 2016-17 increased by 4.8% over the corresponding period of previous year.

Electricity
Electricity generation (weight: 10.32%) increased by 2.8% in October, 2016 over October, 2015. Its cumulative index during April toOctober, 2016-17 increased by 4.7% over the corresponding period of previous year.

 

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