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IIP for September contracts 0.4%

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai | November 12, 2012 11:05 IST

As per use-based classification there have been negative growths in capital goods (-12.2%) and consumer durables (-1.7%) whereas positive growths have been achieved in basic goods (3.5%), intermediate goods (1.8%) and consumer non-durables (1.1%).

The Quick Estimates of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) with base 2004-05 for the month of September 2012 have been released by the Central Statistics Office of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation. IIP is compiled using data received from 16 source agencies viz. Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP); Indian Bureau of Mines; Central Electricity Authority; Joint Plant Committee; Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas; Office of Textile Commissioner; Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals; Directorate of Sugar; Department of Fertilizers; Directorate of Vanaspati, Vegetable Oils & Fats; Tea Board; Office of Jute Commissioner; Office of Coal Controller; Railway Board; Office of Salt Commissioner and Coffee Board.

The General Index for the month of September 2012 stands at 163.6, which is 0.4% lower as compared to the level in the month of September 2011. The cumulative growth for the period April-September 2012-13 over the corresponding period of the previous year stands at 0.1%.

The Indices of Industrial Production for the Mining, Manufacturing and Electricity sectors for the month of September 2012 stand at 114.8, 174.7 and 149.7 respectively, with the corresponding growth rates of 5.5%, (-)1.5% and 3.9% as compared to September 2011 (Statement I). The cumulative growth in the three sectors during April-September 2012-13 over the corresponding period of 2011-12 has been 0.0%, (-) 0.4% and 4.6% respectively.

In terms of industries, twelve (12) out of the twenty two (22) industry groups (as per 2-digit NIC-2004) in the manufacturing sector have shown positive growth during the month of September 2012 as compared to the corresponding month of the previous year (Statement II). The industry group Publishing, printing & reproduction of recorded media has shown the highest growth of 16.5%, followed by 14.3% in Wearing apparel; dressing and dyeing of fur and 7.5% in Coke, refined petroleum products & nuclear fuel. On the other hand, the industry group Office, accounting and computing machinery has shown a negative growth of 30.7% followed by 23.6% in Tobacco products and 19.4% in Electrical machinery & apparatus n.e.c..

As per Use-based classification, the growth rates in September 2012 over September 2011 are 3.5% in Basic goods, (-) 12.2% in Capital goods and 1.8% in Intermediate goods (Statement III). The Consumer durables and Consumer non-durables have recorded growth of (-) 1.7% and 1.1% respectively, with the overall growth in Consumer goods being (-) 0.3%.

Some of the important items showing high negative growth during the current month over the same month in previous year include Cable, Rubber Insulated [(-) 56.3%], Gems and Jewellery [(-) 21.9%], Sponge Iron [(-) 17.8%], Stainless/alloy steel [(-) 24.3%], Heat exchangers [(-) 47.2], Cigarettes [(-) 27.4%], Plastic Machinery incl. moulding machinery [(-) 24.6%], Rice [(-) 24.1%], Computers [(-) 31.1%], Ayurvedic Medicaments [(-) 30.2%], Cement Machinery [(-) 57.7%] and Razor blades/safety blades [(-)18.1%].

Some of the other important items showing high positive growth are: Conductor, Aluminium (49.7%), Carbon Steel (26.7%), Tea (34.3%), Leather Garments (44.0%), Sugar Machinery (79.2%), C.R. Sheets (22.1%), Coir mats and mattings (231.2%), Sugar (including sugar cubes) (132.9%), and Pressure Cooker (18.6%).

Along with the Q.E. of IIP for the month of September 2012, the indices for August 2012 have undergone the first revision and those for June 2012 have undergone the final revision in the light of the updated data received from the source agencies. It may be noted that these revised indices (first revision) in respect of August 2012 shall undergo final (second) revision along with the release of IIP for the month of November 2012.

Statements giving Quick Estimates of the Index of Industrial Production at Sectoral, 2-digit level of National Industrial Classification (NIC-2004) and by Use-based classification for the month of September 2012, along with the growth rates over the corresponding month of previous year, including the cumulative indices and growth rates, are enclosed.


STATEMENT I: Index of Industrial Production - Sectoral
(Base : 2004-05=100)


STATEMENT II: INDEX OF INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION - (2-DIGIT LEVEL)
(Base: 2004-05=100)
Industry code*DescriptionWeightIndexCumulative Index (Apr-Sep)Percentage growth
Sep 11Sep 122011-122012-13Sep'12Apr-Sep 2012-13
15 Food products and beverages 72.76 109.9 115.0 138.0 138.3 4.6 0.2
16 Tobacco products15.70 126.1 96.4 108.5 98.0 -23.6 -9.7
17 Textiles 61.64 140.1 142.5 133.3 142.4 1.7 6.8
18 Wearing apparel; dressing and dyeing of fur 27.82 125.8 143.8 129.3 128.4 14.3 -0.7
19 Luggage, handbags, saddlery, harness & footwear; tanning and dressing of leather products5.82 118.4 124.6 119.1 124.0 5.2 4.1
20 Wood and products of wood & cork except furniture; articles of straw & plating materials10.51 147.5 145.0 151.7 147.4 -1.7 -2.8
21 Paper and paper products 9.99 137.2 139.4 135.8 136.6 1.6 0.6
22 Publishing, printing & reproduction of recorded media10.78 154.2 179.7 157.4 181.1 16.5 15.1
23 Coke, refined petroleum products & nuclear fuel 67.15 114.0 122.5 123.9 129.4 7.5 4.4
24 Chemicals and chemical products 100.59 125.2 127.3 123.6 126.4 1.7 2.3
25 Rubber and plastics products 20.25 176.3 176.7 182.1 186.4 0.2 2.4
26 Other non-metallic mineral products43.14 144.8 152.6 151.6 157.4 5.4 3.8
27 Basic metals 113.35 190.2 188.2 190.7 192.5 -1.1 0.9
28 Fabricated metal products, except machinery & equipment30.85 206.8 198.2 184.5 185.9 -4.2 0.8
29 Machinery and equipment n.e.c. 37.63 242.6 213.0 232.6 234.2 -12.2 0.7
30 Office, accounting & computing machinery 3.05 199.8 138.4 148.0 131.2 -30.7 -11.4
31 Electrical machinery & apparatus n.e.c.19.80 398.0 320.6 447.0 313.0 -19.4 -30.0
32 Radio, TV and communication equipment & apparatus9.89 1117.9 1130.8 933.2 1029.2 1.2 10.3
33 Medical, precision & optical instruments, watches and clocks5.67 121.9 129.2 101.9 113.5 6.0 11.4
34 Motor vehicles, trailers & semi-trailers40.64 250.6 248.1 246.2 239.6 -1.0 -2.7
35 Other transport equipment 18.25 247.0 237.3 230.3 225.5 -3.9 -2.1
36 Furniture; manufacturing n.e.c. 29.97 150.5 131.5 144.2 132.0 -12.6 -8.5
10 Mining & Quarrying141.57 108.8 114.8 121.8 121.8 5.5 0.0
15-36 Manufacturing 755.27 177.4 174.7 176.9 176.2 -1.5 -0.4
40 Electricity 103.16 144.1 149.7 148.2 155.0 3.9 4.6

General Index 1000 164.3 163.6 166.1 166.3 -0.4 0.1