India Imports of Printed Books, Newspapers, Pictures  1996-2017 | Data

Imports of Printed Books, Newspapers, Pictures in India decreased to 47.48 USD Million in 2016 from 200.29 USD Million in 2015. Imports of Printed Books, Newspapers, Pictures in India averaged 348.87 USD Million from 1996 until 2016, reaching an all time high of 697.10 USD Million in 2007 and a record low of 47.48 USD Million in 2016.

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India Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -10369.40 -13008.90 258.90 -20210.90 USD Million [+]
Exports 23884.97 20009.58 30541.44 59.01 USD Million [+]
Imports 34254.30 33018.50 45281.90 117.40 USD Million [+]
Current Account -3400.00 -300.00 7360.00 -31857.20 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -1.25 -1.31 2.28 -4.82 percent [+]
External Debt 484300.00 479658.00 485078.00 96392.00 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 57.90 60.20 100.00 57.90 Index Points [+]
Capital Flows -17.51 155.56 766.96 -271.46 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 2043.00 2380.00 5670.00 -60.00 USD Million [+]
Remittances 9942.81 9686.59 12293.40 5999.10 USD Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 891000.00 754000.00 913000.00 129286.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 557.77 557.76 557.77 357.75 Tonnes [+]
Crude Oil Production 736.00 746.00 813.00 526.00 BBL/D/1K [+]
Terrorism Index 7.48 7.75 8.09 7.22 [+]
Weapons Sales 33.00 53.00 53.00 1.00 USD Million [+]



India Imports of Printed Books, Newspapers, Pictures Notes

This page includes a chart with historical data for India Imports of Printed Books, Newspapers, Pictures. India Imports of Printed Books, Newspapers, Pictures - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
47.48 200.29 697.10 47.48 1996 - 2016 USD Million Yearly
Current prices NSA



Last Reference Previous Highest
Imports of Non Pol Items CMLV 10814469.00  INR Million Oct/16 9079055.00 19458584.00 [+]
Imports of Capital Goods CMLV 3310916.00  INR Million Mar/14 2909802.00 3478329.00 [+]
Imports of Non Pol Items 1770953.50  INR Million Oct/16 1623947.20 1895147.00 [+]
Imports from Bulgaria 710384.00  INR TML May/14 710293.00 710384.00 [+]
Imports of Capital Goods 273188.00  INR Million Aug/14 255296.00 273188.00 [+]
Imports from Lithuania 270966.00  INR TML Jun/14 270966.00 270966.00 [+]
Imports of Non Oil CMLV 161644.50  USD Million Oct/16 25357.74 309286.67 [+]
Exports of Non Basmati Rice CMLV 86160.58  INR Million Sep/16 73946.68 203360.00 [+]
Imports of Food & Related Items 65149.00  INR Million Mar/14 57340.00 88639.00 [+]
Imports of Oil CMLV 46438.65  USD Million Oct/16 39297.17 138261.66 [+]
Imports 34254.30  USD Million Dec/16 33018.50 45281.90 [+]
Exports of gems & Jewellery-total 30307.49  INR TML Sep/16 23827.64 30307.49 [+]
Imports of Non Oil 26532.05  USD Million Oct/16 24333.77 31105.60 [+]
Exports 23884.97  USD Million Dec/16 20009.58 30541.44 [+]
Exports of gems & Jewellery-cut & Polished Diamo 16709.09  INR TML Sep/16 13010.62 17808.84 [+]
Imports of Mineral Fuels 13704.73  USD Million Dec/16 53738.67 181940.23 [+]
Imports from Estonia 12391.00  INR TML Apr/14 12391.00 12391.00 [+]
Exports of Non Basmati Rice 12332.58  INR Million Sep/16 16394.93 24098.00 [+]
Imports from Venezuela 9320.02  INR TML Mar/13 7277.03 9320.02 [+]
Imports of Precious Metals 7626.20  USD Million Dec/16 30199.73 91074.99 [+]
Exports of Precious Metals 7327.89  USD Million Dec/16 19891.43 47277.82 [+]
Imports of Oil 7141.48  USD Million Oct/16 6886.36 14497.30 [+]
Imports from Germany 6715.66  INR TML Mar/13 5617.21 7628.07 [+]
Exports of gems & Jewellery-gold Jewellery 6070.92  INR TML Sep/16 4051.85 11555.17 [+]
Imports of Railway Or Tramway Locomotives 5094.96  USD Million Dec/16 248.08 5094.96 [+]
Imports of Electrical Machinery Etc 4664.90  USD Million Dec/16 17877.52 32865.33 [+]
Exports of gems & Jewellery-gold Medallions & Co 4421.62  INR TML Sep/16 2886.58 4421.62 [+]
Imports from Kuwait 4207.38  INR TML Mar/13 8632.08 9902.77 [+]
Exports of Mineral Fuels 4087.61  USD Million Dec/16 16278.18 64685.32 [+]
Imports from Mexico 4018.53  INR TML Mar/13 1339.50 4018.53 [+]
Imports from Chile 2868.66  INR TML Mar/13 1345.00 2868.66 [+]
Exports to Bangladesh 2760.68  INR TML Mar/13 2608.97 2760.68 [+]
Imports of Organic Chemicals 2368.49  USD Million Dec/16 8615.26 17044.16 [+]
Exports to Bosnia Hrezegovina 2336.80  INR TML Apr/14 2336.80 2336.80 [+]
Exports of Nuclear Reactors, Boilers & Parts Ther 2270.30  USD Million Dec/16 6568.76 12077.17 [+]
Exports of Vehicles 2258.55  USD Million Dec/16 7138.32 12933.03 [+]
Exports of Pharmaceutical Products 2086.32  USD Million Dec/16 6488.40 11140.50 [+]
Imports of Plastic & Articles Thereof 1970.59  USD Million Dec/16 6008.09 10104.19 [+]
Imports from Colombia 1887.00  INR TML Mar/13 1226.75 2275.92 [+]
Exports of Organic Chemicals 1741.79  USD Million Dec/16 5849.96 12114.76 [+]
Exports of Ships, Boats & Floating Structures 1736.47  USD Million Dec/16 1931.85 8095.76 [+]
Exports of Apparel & Clothing Assecories Not Knit 1592.31  USD Million Dec/16 4718.96 8343.35 [+]
Imports of Animal Or Vegetable Fats & Oils & Thei 1563.96  USD Million Dec/16 5253.93 11331.21 [+]
Exports of gems & Jewellery-silver Jewellery 1557.00  INR TML Sep/16 2431.68 2509.32 [+]
Exports of Electrical Machinery Etc 1301.15  USD Million Dec/16 3823.28 11528.11 [+]
Imports from Iron & Steel 1278.65  USD Million Dec/16 5906.07 9109.58 [+]
Exports of Apparel & Clothing Assecories, Knitted 1224.60  USD Million Dec/16 3849.80 6657.53 [+]
Imports from Imports to Nigeria 1197.03  USD Million Dec/16 5768.41 14757.77 [+]
Imports from Asia 1182.18  INR Billion Sep/16 1180.52 1472.60 [+]
Imports from Ukraine 1180.04  INR TML Mar/13 1053.08 1887.51 [+]
Exports of Manufactured Goods 1148.03  INR Billion Sep/16 1080.48 1167.26 [+]
Imports of Clocks & Watches & Parts Thereof 1066.73  USD Million Dec/16 153.71 1066.73 [+]
Exports of Gems & Jewellery- Rough Diamonds 1035.26  INR TML Sep/16 819.40 1153.26 [+]
Exports of Cereals 1017.30  USD Million Dec/16 3415.78 10562.89 [+]
Exports of Cotton 969.61  USD Million Dec/16 3231.57 9926.42 [+]
Exports of Articles of Iron & Steel 890.66  USD Million Dec/16 3263.44 7436.27 [+]
Exports of Plastic & Articles Thereof 841.86  USD Million Dec/16 2595.15 5633.51 [+]
Exports to Mexico 841.09  INR TML Mar/13 763.58 914.31 [+]
Exports of Iron & Steel 833.59  USD Million Dec/16 3177.14 9223.38 [+]
Imports of Inorganic Chemicals 811.47  USD Million Dec/16 2589.75 5794.88 [+]
Imports of Ores, Slag & Ash, 779.73  USD Million Dec/16 3217.53 7939.45 [+]
Exports to Asia 731.09  INR Billion Sep/16 662.01 870.10 [+]
Imports of Miscellaneous Chemical Products 726.54  USD Million Dec/16 2229.94 3827.16 [+]
Imports from Peru 690.64  INR TML Mar/13 181.13 690.64 [+]
Imports of Aircraft, Spacecraft, & Parts Thereof 670.96  USD Million Dec/16 1128.98 13350.87 [+]
Exports of Fish & Crustaceans 646.59  USD Million Dec/16 2226.76 4823.02 [+]
Imports of Precision Instruments 630.32  USD Million Dec/16 3601.01 6832.16 [+]
Exports to Malta 597.55  INR TML Mar/13 41.74 1775.78 [+]
Exports of Meat & Edible Meat Offal 568.94  USD Million Dec/16 1969.74 4475.53 [+]
Imports of Copper & Articles Thereof 551.00  USD Million Dec/16 1699.34 2923.92 [+]
Exports of Coffee, Tea, Mate & Spices 541.81  USD Million Dec/16 1500.01 3063.00 [+]
Imports of Fertilisers 540.06  USD Million Dec/16 4755.63 12011.24 [+]
Imports of Articles of Iron & Steel 539.25  USD Million Dec/16 1854.31 4529.12 [+]
Imports from Chinese Taipei 534.24  USD Million Dec/16 1762.48 4826.38 [+]
Exports of Aircraft, Spacecraft, & Parts Thereof 527.76  USD Million Dec/16 2100.92 4585.27 [+]
Exports to Poland 515.48  INR TML Mar/13 393.03 515.48 [+]
Imports of Aluminium & Articles Thereof 514.57  USD Million Dec/16 1770.24 3205.97 [+]
Exports of Miscellaneous Chemical Products 490.93  USD Million Dec/16 1393.51 3088.55 [+]
Imports of Edible Vegetables & Certain Roots & Tu 475.67  USD Million Dec/16 1678.03 285044.00 [+]
Exports to Colombia 466.80  INR TML Mar/13 357.30 690.43 [+]
Imports of Petroleum Crude & Products 459.58  INR Billion Sep/16 452.11 882.38 [+]
Exports of Optical, Photographic Cinematographic 435.58  USD Million Dec/16 1133.21 2129.49 [+]
Exports of Tanning Or Dyeing Extracts 428.53  USD Million Dec/16 1239.43 2547.45 [+]
Exports of Footwear 425.67  USD Million Dec/16 1446.70 2547.21 [+]
Imports of Rubber & Articles Thereof 423.65  USD Million Dec/16 1530.41 3860.34 [+]
Imports from Bangla Desh 409.54  INR TML Mar/13 314.39 409.54 [+]
Imports of Paper & Paperboard 407.13  USD Million Dec/16 1255.48 2485.10 [+]
Exports to Chile 400.98  INR TML Mar/13 297.22 427.28 [+]
Exports of gems & Jewellery-coloured Gemstones 386.37  INR TML Sep/16 246.93 1310.56 [+]
Exports of Rubber & Articles Thereof 380.24  USD Million Dec/16 1177.03 73412.00 [+]
Imports from Austria 374.61  INR TML Mar/13 440.98 950.34 [+]
Imports from Europe 373.92  INR Billion Sep/16 311.30 545.56 [+]
Exports to Yugoslavia F R 370.00  INR Million Dec/06 416.00 773.00 [+]
Exports of Articles of Leather 359.42  USD Million Dec/16 1239.43 2354.54 [+]
Imports from China 356.23  INR Billion Sep/16 358.83 407.49 [+]
Exports of Man Made Filaments 343.28  USD Million Dec/16 1142.87 2614.47 [+]
Imports from Poland 342.88  INR TML Mar/13 304.16 700.32 [+]
Imports of Fruit & Nuts 342.71  USD Million Dec/16 1815.11 2152.93 [+]
Imports of Salt & Sulphur 340.25  USD Million Dec/16 1321.53 3413.69 [+]
Exports of Man Made Staple Fibres 331.72  USD Million Dec/16 1039.70 2209.98 [+]
Imports of Ships, Boats & Floating Structures 330.38  USD Million Dec/16 1395.84 7225.58 [+]
Exports of Engineered Goods 321.16  INR Billion Sep/16 318.52 429.89 [+]
Exports to Europe 318.62  INR Billion Sep/16 306.78 356.38 [+]
Imports of Wood & Wood Products 312.52  USD Million Dec/16 1210.00 2707.68 [+]
Exports to Argentina 306.82  INR TML Mar/13 217.98 371.55 [+]
Exports of Aluminium & Articles Thereof 305.31  USD Million Dec/16 1280.24 1914.58 [+]
Exports of Copper & Articles Thereof 300.06  USD Million Dec/16 1402.18 4441.33 [+]
Exports of Oil Seeds & Olea 291.58  USD Million Dec/16 759.42 2009.03 [+]
Exports of Sugars & Sugar Confectionery 291.56  USD Million Dec/16 643.60 2008.46 [+]
Imports of Miscellaneous 288.83  USD Million Dec/16 4133.68 8070.51 [+]
Imports from Slovenia 287.80  INR TML Apr/14 287.80 287.80 [+]
Imports from Czech Republic 285.86  INR TML Mar/13 217.28 401.93 [+]
Imports from Turkey 280.52  INR TML Mar/13 381.81 1480.85 [+]
Imports from Argentina 277.22  INR TML Mar/13 365.90 987.66 [+]
Exports of Fruit & Nuts 271.13  USD Million Dec/16 686.45 1623.29 [+]
Exports to Exports to Nigeria 264.76  USD Million Dec/16 1154.31 9144.15 [+]
Imports of Pharmaceutical Products 254.57  USD Million Dec/16 795.34 1747.65 [+]
Imports of Tanning Or Dyeing Extracts 254.34  USD Million Dec/16 814.93 1529.34 [+]
Exports to Kuwait 250.95  USD Million Dec/16 638.59 9292.59 [+]
Exports of Essential Oils & Resinoids 250.06  USD Million Dec/16 695.60 1529.84 [+]
Exports to United States 240.49  INR Billion Sep/16 239.21 250.19 [+]
Exports to Chinese Taipei 236.54  USD Million Dec/16 737.52 3348.44 [+]
Exports of Articles of Stone, Plaster, Cement, As 232.61  USD Million Dec/16 691.27 1322.75 [+]
Exports of Paper & Paperboard 219.13  USD Million Dec/16 592.61 1046.63 [+]
Exports of Furniture Bedding, Mattresses 217.00  USD Million Dec/16 614.89 1095.44 [+]
Exports of Ores, Slag & Ash, 199.06  USD Million Dec/16 281.79 7003.45 [+]
Exports to Austria 198.56  INR TML Mar/13 149.32 1342.07 [+]
Exports of Inorganic Chemicals 190.40  USD Million Dec/16 573.54 1883.99 [+]
Exports of Ceramic Products 190.02  USD Million Dec/16 462.77 551.15 [+]
Exports of Edible Vegetables & Certain Roots & Tu 189.90  USD Million Dec/16 533.35 1356.07 [+]
Imports of ys, Games & Sports Requisites, Parts & 189.19  USD Million Dec/16 263.75 476.37 [+]
Exports Tobacco & Manufactured Tobacco Substitutes 186.42  USD Million Dec/16 444.11 1011.35 [+]
Exports of Chemical & Products 182.00  INR Billion Sep/16 178.28 202.27 [+]
Exports to United Arab Emirates 178.55  INR Billion Sep/16 161.87 290.59 [+]
Imports from Norway 170.50  INR TML Mar/13 157.57 1807.72 [+]
Exports of Agricultural Products 168.64  INR Billion Sep/16 168.19 276.15 [+]
Imports from Hungary 165.68  INR TML Mar/13 87.54 306.61 [+]
Imports from Romania 162.70  INR TML Mar/13 140.08 532.96 [+]
Imports of Zinc & Articles Thereof 158.89  USD Million Dec/16 238.46 544.31 [+]
Exports to Romania 155.27  INR TML Mar/13 139.12 324.61 [+]
Exports to Hungary 150.58  INR TML Mar/13 136.26 257.82 [+]
Exports to Turkey 148.64  INR TML May/14 33.09 148.64 [+]
Imports of Glass & Glassware 146.91  USD Million Dec/16 451.89 764.14 [+]
Exports of Miscellaneous 140.96  USD Million Dec/16 589.72 11820.07 [+]
Imports of Miscellaneous Articles of Base Metal 140.31  USD Million Dec/16 372.51 639.03 [+]
Exports of ols Implements, Cutlery Spoons & Forks 137.34  USD Million Dec/16 382.87 902.92 [+]
Exports of Animal Or Vegetable Fats & Oils & Thei 133.12  USD Million Dec/16 437.66 1108.90 [+]
Exports to Czech Republic 129.22  INR TML Mar/13 101.25 145.02 [+]
Exports to Norway 128.38  INR TML Mar/13 100.49 614.97 [+]
Imports from Costa Rica 122.81  INR TML Mar/13 97.56 187.33 [+]
Imports from Zaire 120.18  INR Million May/14 120.18 120.18 [+]
Imports from United States 119.79  INR Billion Sep/16 102.80 171.46 [+]
Exports to Slovenia 118.71  INR TML Mar/13 123.28 322.08 [+]
Imports of Coffee, Tea, Mate & Spices 117.62  USD Million Dec/16 372.56 541.23 [+]
Imports of Cotton 116.00  USD Million Dec/16 374.09 789.01 [+]
Imports of Man Made Filaments 115.34  USD Million Dec/16 386.08 779.17 [+]
Imports of Nickel & Articles Thereof 113.46  USD Million Dec/16 549.52 1015.15 [+]
Imports of Impregnated, Coated, Or Laminated Text 112.29  USD Million Dec/16 371.91 788.86 [+]
Imports of Articles of Stone, Plaster, Cement, As 112.16  USD Million Dec/16 278.05 561.03 [+]
Imports from Saudi Arabia 111.07  INR Billion Sep/16 95.95 247.86 [+]
Exports to Hong Kong 107.09  INR Billion Sep/16 71.87 107.09 [+]
Imports of Soap, Organic Surface-active Agents 105.56  USD Million Dec/16 330.06 572.84 [+]
Imports of Nuclear Reactors, Boilers & Parts Ther 105.02  USD Million Dec/16 16266.85 37552.37 [+]
Imports from United Arab Emirates 104.29  INR Billion Sep/16 109.87 217.35 [+]
Exports of Glass & Glassware 100.54  USD Million Dec/16 385.36 701.82 [+]
Exports of Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles 99.88  USD Million Dec/16 272.00 484.18 [+]
Exports of Miscellaneous Edible Preparations 98.98  USD Million Dec/16 282.73 540.13 [+]
Imports of Essential Oils & Resinoids 97.88  USD Million Dec/16 303.05 579.26 [+]
Imports of Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar 97.22  USD Million Dec/16 279.21 428.12 [+]
Exports of gems & Jewellery-synthetic Stones 92.48  INR TML Sep/16 74.01 92.48 [+]
Exports of Residues & Waste from The Food Ind. Pr 89.11  USD Million Dec/16 440.66 3235.82 [+]
Imports from Switzerland 88.73  INR Billion Sep/16 61.16 251.83 [+]
Exports of Textile Excl. Ready-made Garments 88.17  INR Billion Sep/16 85.09 100.35 [+]
Imports of Man Made Staple Fibres 86.32  USD Million Dec/16 366.84 617.61 [+]
Exports of Miscellaneous Articles of Base Metal 84.63  USD Million Dec/16 252.15 470.97 [+]
Exports of Prep. of Cereals Flour,starch Or Milk, 84.19  USD Million Dec/16 250.18 463.10 [+]
Imports of Food & Related Items CMLV 84.00  INR Million May/14 815071.00 866966.00 [+]
Imports of Lead & Articles Thereof 83.49  USD Million Dec/16 254.93 604.27 [+]
Exports to Bulgaria 83.03  INR TML Mar/13 92.94 105.46 [+]
Imports of Residues & Waste from The Food Ind. Pr 80.89  USD Million Dec/16 201.19 4500.00 [+]
Exports of Soap, Organic Surface-active Agents 80.10  USD Million Dec/16 247.62 519.57 [+]
Imports from Kenya 79.77  INR TML Mar/13 40.30 111.94 [+]
Imports of Miscellaneous Manufactured Articles 75.58  USD Million Dec/16 217.03 406.62 [+]
Imports of Knitted Or Crocheted Fabrics 75.15  USD Million Dec/16 240.43 389.17 [+]
Imports from Indonesia 72.68  INR Billion Sep/16 61.26 98.20 [+]
Imports of Ceramic Products 72.15  USD Million Dec/16 403.06 819.68 [+]
Exports of Wood & Articles of Wood, Wood Charcoal 70.08  USD Million Dec/16 260.09 331.47 [+]
Imports from Oceania 69.61  INR Billion Sep/16 51.14 85.33 [+]
Exports to Slovak Rep 69.39  INR TML Mar/13 44.57 69.39 [+]
Exports of Prep. of Vegetables Fruit Nuts Or Oth. 69.09  USD Million Dec/16 232.53 449.66 [+]
Imports of Footwear 68.96  USD Million Dec/16 229.90 397.95 [+]
Imports of Works of Art Collectors Pieces & Anti 68.17  USD Million Dec/16 56.25 68.17 [+]
Exports of Oth Vegetable Textile Fibres Paper Yar 65.98  USD Million Dec/16 181.99 393.43 [+]
Imports from Australia 65.45  INR Billion Sep/16 46.65 71.18 [+]
Exports of Special Woven Fabrics 65.19  USD Million Dec/16 187.11 378.83 [+]
Imports of Oth Vegetable Textile Fibres Paper Yar 62.54  USD Million Dec/16 193.76 282.94 [+]
Exports to Latvia 61.12  INR TML Mar/13 46.31 105.15 [+]
Imports from South Korea Republic 59.48  INR Billion Sep/16 68.82 482.00 [+]
Imports of Vehicles 58.14  USD Million Dec/16 2577.58 5163.77 [+]
Imports from Iran 56.50  INR Billion Sep/16 56.76 82.06 [+]
Imports of Oil Seeds & Olea 55.76  USD Million Dec/16 191.02 359.86 [+]
Imports from Iraq 55.59  INR Billion Sep/16 64.56 119.88 [+]
Imports from Malaysia 55.36  INR Billion Sep/16 52.53 69.17 [+]
Exports to Croatia 54.88  INR TML Mar/13 124.81 143.02 [+]
Imports from Japan 53.45  INR Billion Sep/16 51.25 87.48 [+]
Exports of Wadding, Felt & Nonwovens Etc 53.06  USD Million Dec/16 173.70 323.58 [+]
Exports to Zaire 53.00  INR Million Mar/09 39.00 371.00 [+]
Imports of -albuminoidal Substances Modified Star 52.88  USD Million Dec/16 182.88 317.86 [+]
Exports to China 51.88  INR Billion Sep/16 38.07 158.18 [+]
Exports of Dairy Produce 50.63  USD Million Dec/16 177.14 705.07 [+]
Imports of Coarse Animal Hair Horsehair Yarn & Wo 50.57  USD Million Dec/16 190.13 448.61 [+]
Imports from Belgium 49.09  INR Billion Sep/16 31.82 77.66 [+]
Exports of Beverages, Spirits & Vinegar 48.12  USD Million Dec/16 161.39 408.96 [+]
Imports of Printed Books, Newspapers, Pictures 47.48  USD Million Dec/16 200.29 697.10 [+]
Imports of Articles of Leather 45.63  USD Million Dec/16 156.02 278.65 [+]
Exports of ys, Games & Sports Requisites, Parts & 45.47  USD Million Dec/16 152.15 257.07 [+]
Exports to Singapore 44.84  INR Billion Sep/16 38.35 113.33 [+]
Exports of Prep Feathers & Down & Articles Made O 44.05  USD Million Dec/16 130.25 315.73 [+]
Exports to Estonia 43.72  INR TML Mar/13 32.12 117.55 [+]
Exports of Preparations of Meat 43.18  USD Million Dec/16 106.13 276.46 [+]
Imports of Apparel & Clothing Assecories Not Knit 42.64  USD Million Dec/16 157.87 266.55 [+]
Imports from Nigeria 42.31  INR Billion Sep/16 24.12 113.21 [+]
Imports of Musical Instr., Parts & Accessories Of 41.71  USD Million Dec/16 16.96 41.71 [+]
Exports of Knitted Or Crocheted Fabrics 41.48  USD Million Dec/16 114.06 242.13 [+]
Imports of Wadding, Felt & Nonwovens Etc 41.44  USD Million Dec/16 134.01 190.51 [+]
Exports of Printed Books, Newspapers, Pictures 41.24  USD Million Dec/16 142.12 337.22 [+]
Exports of Products of The Milling Industry 40.99  USD Million Dec/16 160.94 299.05 [+]
Imports from Qatar 39.98  INR Billion Sep/16 46.88 101.71 [+]
Exports of -albuminoidal Substances Modified Star 39.68  USD Million Dec/16 123.54 332.94 [+]
Imports from Hong Kong 38.97  INR Billion Sep/16 44.05 60.05 [+]
Exports of Electronic Goods 38.97  INR Billion Sep/16 36.40 57.51 [+]
Exports to Lithuania 38.60  INR TML Apr/14 38.60 38.60 [+]
Exports to Germany 37.54  INR Billion Sep/16 37.90 44.36 [+]
Imports from Singapore 37.42  INR Billion Sep/16 33.16 60.46 [+]
Imports from Uruguay 37.30  INR TML Apr/14 37.30 37.30 [+]
Exports of Impregnated, Coated, Or Laminated Text 36.97  USD Million Dec/16 102.12 269.46 [+]
Exports to Belgium 36.09  INR Billion Sep/16 29.03 43.77 [+]
Imports from Afghanistan 35.96  INR TML Mar/13 21.99 215.94 [+]
Exports of Works of Art Collectors Pieces & Anti 35.80  USD Million Dec/16 115.51 501.58 [+]
Imports from Yugoslavia F R 34.01  INR Million Dec/14 34.01 34.01 [+]
Exports to Cyprus 33.91  INR TML Mar/13 20.02 305.68 [+]
Imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina 33.25  INR TML Mar/13 1.67 77.05 [+]
Imports of Apparel & Clothing Assecories, Knitted 33.24  USD Million Dec/16 128.47 786.67 [+]
Exports of Cocoa & Cocoa Preparations 32.73  USD Million Dec/16 87.16 93.96 [+]
Imports of Cocoa & Cocoa Preparations 32.21  USD Million Dec/16 92.84 194.80 [+]
Imports of Photographic Or Cinematographic Goods 30.98  USD Million Dec/16 120.57 312.95 [+]
Imports of Sugars & Sugar Confectionery 30.31  USD Million Dec/16 259.71 1317.97 [+]
Exports to France 30.31  INR Billion Sep/16 26.57 38.51 [+]
Exports to Malaysia 29.88  INR Billion Sep/16 27.56 69.77 [+]
Imports from Thailand 29.83  INR Billion Sep/16 30.95 35.11 [+]
Imports of Special Woven Fabrics 29.61  USD Million Dec/16 96.41 154.43 [+]
Exports of Gems & Jewellery- Rough Diamonds (lakh 29.56   Sep/16 27.79 55.22 [+]
Exports of Zinc & Articles Thereof 29.52  USD Million Dec/16 311.72 759.42 [+]
Exports of Coarse Animal Hair Horsehair Yarn & Wo 29.32  USD Million Dec/16 89.78 218.56 [+]
Imports from Russia 29.15  INR Billion Sep/16 22.53 34.26 [+]
Exports to Netherlands 28.65  INR Billion Sep/16 25.70 64.99 [+]
Exports of Leather & Products 27.99  INR Billion Sep/16 30.97 36.46 [+]
Exports of Railway Or Tramway Locomotives 27.88  USD Million Dec/16 39.87 622.26 [+]
Imports of Silk 27.41  USD Million Dec/16 97.63 398.06 [+]
Exports to Italy 25.61  INR Billion Sep/16 26.68 35.20 [+]
Imports from Italy 24.93  INR Billion Sep/16 22.06 26.13 [+]
Exports to Japan 23.90  INR Billion Sep/16 18.50 47.49 [+]
Exports to Saudi Arabia 23.72  INR Billion Sep/16 30.69 88.58 [+]
Exports of Project Goods, Some Special Uses 23.56  USD Million Dec/16 33.88 172.90 [+]
Imports of Miscellaneous Edible Preparations 23.14  USD Million Dec/16 62.70 122.16 [+]
Imports from Slovakia 22.88  INR TML Mar/13 19.37 137.01 [+]
Exports to South Korea Republic 22.09  INR Billion Sep/16 27.19 51.82 [+]
Imports of Tin & Articles Thereof 21.13  USD Million Dec/16 93.07 246.63 [+]
Exports to Sri Lanka 20.81  INR Billion Sep/16 19.17 53.84 [+]
Imports from United Kingdom 20.63  INR Billion Sep/16 17.57 45.00 [+]
Exports to Oceania 18.83  INR Billion Sep/16 16.75 31.32 [+]
Exports of Explosives Pyrotechnic Products 18.66  USD Million Dec/16 39.80 93.05 [+]
Imports from Latvia 18.59  INR TML Mar/13 22.95 208.18 [+]
Exports of Nickel & Articles Thereof 18.52  USD Million Dec/16 321.79 437.13 [+]
Imports from Brazil 18.50  INR Billion Sep/16 12.95 52.75 [+]
Exports to Thailand 18.33  INR Billion Sep/16 15.28 22.72 [+]
Exports of Lead & Articles Thereof 18.06  USD Million Dec/16 96.79 194.70 [+]
Imports from South Africa 18.04  INR Billion Sep/16 19.18 67.47 [+]
Imports from France 17.85  INR Billion Sep/16 16.98 30.61 [+]
Exports to Israel 17.65  INR Billion Sep/16 15.91 23.78 [+]
Imports of Crude Oil 17.62  TONNE Million Sep/16 18.81 18.81 [+]
Exports to South Africa 17.61  INR Billion Sep/16 18.68 74.63 [+]
Exports to Spain 17.32  INR Billion Sep/16 18.71 21.00 [+]
Imports from Taiwan 17.29  INR Billion Sep/16 17.48 28.11 [+]
Imports of Cotton Raw & Waste 17.16  INR Billion Sep/16 9.55 17.16 [+]
Exports of Silk 16.99  USD Million Dec/16 57.41 392.43 [+]
Exports to Nepal 16.98  INR Billion Sep/16 25.47 37.69 [+]
Exports of Vegetable Plaiting Materials 16.71  USD Million Dec/16 25.77 75.13 [+]
Exports of Handicrafts Excl. Hand-made Carpets 16.50  INR Billion Sep/16 9.91 17.00 [+]
Exports to Australia 16.12  INR Billion Sep/16 14.02 23.86 [+]
Exports of Ores & Minerals 15.88  INR Billion Sep/16 11.80 20.94 [+]
Exports to Brazil 15.86  INR Billion Sep/16 12.89 60.19 [+]
Imports from Malta 15.50  INR TML Mar/13 14.24 84.18 [+]
Imports of Prep. of Vegetables Fruit Nuts Or Oth. 15.06  USD Million Dec/16 38.65 77.96 [+]
Exports of Clocks & Watches & Parts Thereof 14.27  USD Million Dec/16 49.24 85.55 [+]
Imports from Slovak Rep 14.26  USD Million Dec/16 32.11 583.50 [+]
Exports to Indonesia 13.90  INR Billion Sep/16 16.64 53.20 [+]
Imports from Israel 13.48  INR Billion Sep/16 10.46 15.55 [+]
Exports to Kenya 12.53  INR Billion Sep/16 12.26 31.21 [+]
Exports to Taiwan 11.94  INR Billion Sep/16 10.72 23.88 [+]
Exports to Iran 11.71  INR Billion Sep/16 9.68 26.03 [+]
Imports of Project Goods 11.61  INR Billion Sep/16 10.06 24.99 [+]
Imports from Canada 11.15  INR Billion Sep/16 17.27 33.43 [+]
Exports to Canada 10.91  INR Billion Sep/16 10.48 13.23 [+]
Exports of Products of Animal Origin 10.83  USD Million Dec/16 41.99 2314.98 [+]
Exports to Egypt 10.77  INR Billion Sep/16 11.87 26.27 [+]
Exports to Russia 10.36  INR Billion Sep/16 8.81 16.16 [+]
Imports of Products of The Milling Industry 10.04  USD Million Dec/16 28.38 51.71 [+]
Exports of Arms & Ammunition, Parts & Accessories 9.89  USD Million Dec/16 93.32 93.32 [+]
Exports of Live Animals 9.84  USD Million Dec/16 4.53 16.81 [+]
Exports to Nigeria 9.41  INR Billion Sep/16 9.10 16.57 [+]
Exports of Fertilisers 9.09  USD Million Dec/16 46.05 106.72 [+]
Imports from Spain 8.89  INR Billion Sep/16 8.25 21.28 [+]
Imports from Netherlands 7.94  INR Billion Sep/16 8.90 33.34 [+]
Exports to Philippines 7.63  INR Billion Sep/16 7.29 10.21 [+]
Imports of Fish & Crustaceans 7.49  USD Million Dec/16 23.99 101.91 [+]
Imports of Prep. of Cereals Flour,starch Or Milk, 6.92  USD Million Dec/16 32.05 44.52 [+]
Exports to Pakistan 6.53  INR Billion Sep/16 7.03 24.51 [+]
Imports of Umbrellas Walking Sticks Seat Sticks & 6.48  USD Million Dec/16 13.58 27.49 [+]
Imports of Dairy Produce 6.10  USD Million Dec/16 18.86 252.12 [+]
Exports of Refined Product 6.04  TONNE Million Sep/16 6.11 6.11 [+]
Exports to Federal Republic of Yugoslavia 6.00  INR TML Nov/08 5.00 239.00 [+]
Imports of Furniture Bedding, Mattresses 5.99  USD Million Dec/16 729.97 1141.91 [+]
Imports from Sweden 5.96  INR Billion Sep/16 6.52 12.12 [+]
Imports from Finland 5.95  INR Billion Sep/16 6.41 11.99 [+]
Exports to Iraq 5.71  INR Billion Sep/16 6.52 11.92 [+]
Exports of Headgear & Parts Thereof 5.56  USD Million Dec/16 18.80 42.90 [+]
Imports Tobacco & Manufactured Tobacco Substitutes 5.25  USD Million Dec/16 18.04 45.50 [+]
Imports from Egypt 5.08  INR Billion Sep/16 5.19 19.85 [+]
Imports of Arms & Ammunition, Parts & Accessories 5.01  USD Million Dec/16 10.69 64.72 [+]
Imports from Cyprus 4.73  INR TML Mar/13 9.34 325.24 [+]
Exports to Switzerland 4.71  INR Billion Sep/16 4.24 23.41 [+]
Imports of Vegetable Plaiting Materials 4.66  USD Million Dec/16 15.62 15.62 [+]
Imports of Products of Animal Origin 4.46  USD Million Dec/16 20.33 50.46 [+]
Exports of gems & Jewellery-pearls 4.09  INR TML Sep/16 1.72 41.44 [+]
Imports from Sri Lanka 4.00  INR Billion Sep/16 3.03 8.74 [+]
Exports to Sweden 3.91  INR Billion Sep/16 4.39 4.59 [+]
Exports to Denmark 3.83  INR Billion Sep/16 4.01 6.11 [+]
Imports of Cereals 3.58  USD Million Dec/16 124.14 1293.42 [+]
Imports from New Zealand 3.53  INR Billion Sep/16 3.19 5.51 [+]
Exports to Portugal 3.53  INR Billion Sep/16 4.01 5.36 [+]
Imports from Pakistan 3.28  INR Billion Sep/16 3.10 9.90 [+]
Imports from Yugoslavian 3.07  INR TML Nov/08 3.74 353.99 [+]
Imports of Headgear & Parts Thereof 3.02  USD Million Dec/16 7.51 13.88 [+]
Exports of Photographic Or Cinematographic Goods 3.01  USD Million Dec/16 8.28 44.86 [+]
Imports of Refined Oil Product 2.81  TONNE Million Sep/16 2.63 113642.00 [+]
Exports of Diesel 2.81  TONNE Million Sep/16 2.85 3.37 [+]
Exports to Ireland 2.79  INR Billion Sep/16 2.74 16.72 [+]
Imports from Croatia 2.42  INR TML Mar/13 3.60 80.43 [+]
Imports from Philippines 2.37  INR Billion Sep/16 2.41 4.36 [+]
Imports from Ireland 2.30  INR Billion Sep/16 2.55 5.33 [+]
Exports of Musical Instr., Parts & Accessories Of 2.22  USD Million Dec/16 11.13 18.53 [+]
Imports from Nepal 2.17  INR Billion Sep/16 2.23 7.35 [+]
Exports to New Zealand 2.04  INR Billion Sep/16 1.89 9.21 [+]
Exports of Mfg. of Straw, of Esparto Or of Oth. P 2.02  USD Million Dec/16 2.77 8.11 [+]
Imports from Denmark 2.01  INR Billion Sep/16 2.85 10.43 [+]
Exports of Furskins & Artificial Fur, Manufacture 1.86  USD Million Dec/16 1.14 1.86 [+]
Exports to Greece 1.85  INR Billion Sep/16 1.62 10.43 [+]
Imports from Portugal 1.83  INR Billion Sep/16 0.60 3.25 [+]
Imports of Prep Feathers & Down & Articles Made O 1.65  USD Million Dec/16 5.86 13.17 [+]
Imports from Myanmar 1.50  INR TML Apr/14 1.50 1.50 [+]
Exports to Finland 1.34  INR Billion Sep/16 1.55 5.64 [+]
Imports from Zimbabwe 1.31  INR TML Mar/13 0.05 62.10 [+]
Exports of Petrol 1.24  TONNE Million Sep/16 1.16 1.67 [+]
Imports of Live Animals 1.16  USD Million Dec/16 2.92 11.43 [+]
Exports of Tin & Articles Thereof 0.99  USD Million Dec/16 7.53 82.06 [+]
Exports of Naphtha 0.93  TONNE Million Sep/16 0.92 0.93 [+]
Exports to Moldvia 0.90  USD Million Dec/16 4.18 10.47 [+]
Imports of Cork & Articles of Cork 0.88  USD Million Dec/16 2.53 5.65 [+]
Imports of Liquefied Petroleum Gas 0.80  TONNE Million Sep/16 0.75 0.99 [+]
Imports of Furskins & Artificial Fur, Manufacture 0.75  USD Million Dec/16 2.11 7.00 [+]
Imports from Greece 0.73  INR Billion Sep/16 0.79 4.08 [+]
Imports of Meat & Edible Meat Offal 0.57  USD Million Dec/16 1.09 2.00 [+]
Exports of Jet Fuel 0.53  TONNE Million Sep/16 0.67 0.69 [+]
Imports from Bosnia Hrezegovina 0.51  USD Million Dec/16 2.57 19.82 [+]
Imports of Explosives Pyrotechnic Products 0.51  USD Million Dec/16 6.01 13.89 [+]
Exports of Cork & Articles of Cork 0.47  USD Million Dec/16 1.12 2.95 [+]
Imports of Mfg. of Straw, of Esparto Or of Oth. P 0.46  USD Million Dec/16 1.19 3.37 [+]
Exports of Umbrellas Walking Sticks Seat Sticks & 0.46  USD Million Dec/16 6.41 6.41 [+]
Imports of Preparations of Meat 0.27  USD Million Dec/16 1.74 11444.00 [+]
Exports of Fuel Oil 0.23  TONNE Million Sep/16 0.31 0.87 [+]
Imports from Luxembourg 0.21  INR Billion Sep/16 0.23 7.97 [+]
Imports of Naphtha 0.21  TONNE Million Sep/16 0.20 0.36 [+]
Imports from Moldvia 0.09  USD Million Dec/16 0.75 0.75 [+]
Imports of Fuel Oil 0.09  TONNE Million Sep/16 0.06 0.27 [+]
Imports of Petrol 0.08  TONNE Million Sep/16 0.09 0.17 [+]
Exports to Luxembourg 0.07  INR Billion Sep/16 0.06 0.53 [+]
Imports from Yugoslavia (former) 0.00  INR Million Jan/09 0.00 162.00 [+]
Imports of Diesel 0.00  TONNE Million Sep/16 0.00 0.50 [+]
Imports of Kerosene 0.00  TONNE Million Sep/16 0.00 0.04 [+]
Exports to Checkoslovakia (former) 0.00  INR Million Jan/09 516.00 648.00 [+]


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Consumer prices in India increased 4.41% yoy in September, following an upwardly revised 3.74% rise in August. It is the highest inflation rate in three months driven by food prices.
Tuesday September 29 2015
India Cuts Repo Rate by 50 Bps to 6.75%  
The Reserve Bank of India cut its benchmark repo rate by a higher-than-expected 50 bps to 6.75 percent on September 29th, 2015. It is the fourth reduction this year, bringing the rate to the lowest since April of 2011, as policymakers tried to bolster the economy.
Monday September 14 2015
India Inflation Rate Falls to Fresh Record Low  
Consumer prices in India increased 3.66 percent year-on-year in August of 2015, slowing slightly from a revised 3.69 percent rise in July and in line with market expectations. The inflation rate fell to a fresh record low in August, staying below the central bank’s 6 percent target for the 11th month in a row.
Monday September 14 2015
India WPI Deflation Deepens in August  
Indian wholesale prices fell 4.95 percent year-on-year in August of 2015, following a 4.05 percent drop in the previous month as cost of manufactured products and diesel declined more than in July. The wholesale inflation has been in negative territory since November of 2014.
Monday August 31 2015
India GDP Growth Disappoints  
The Indian economy expanded 7 percent year-on-year in the second quarter of 2015, slowing from a 7.5 percent growth in the previous period and below market expectations of 7.4 percent. While services and manufacturing grew at a slower pace; mining and construction accelerated and agriculture reported expansion.
Friday August 14 2015
India WPI Deflation Worsens in July  
Indian wholesale prices fell 4.05 percent year-on-year in July of 2015, following a 2.40 percent drop in the previous month and missing market forecasts, as cost of petrol declined further while prices of food dropped. The wholesale inflation has been in negative territory since November of 2014.
Wednesday August 12 2015
Inflation Rate in India At Record Low in July  
Consumer prices in India increased 3.8 percent year-on-year in July of 2015, down from 5.4 percent reported in May. It is the lowest figure on record as food cost rose at a slower pace.
Tuesday August 04 2015
RBI Holds Policy Rate Unchanged  
The Reserve Bank of India left its benchmark repo rate at 7.25 percent, as expected. Policymakers said they await greater transmission of its monetary easing cycle embarking since January this year and leave possibilities for a more accommodative policies, depending on inflation outlook and possible action from the Federal Reserve.
Tuesday July 14 2015
India WPI Deflation at 2.40% in June  
Indian wholesale prices fell 2.40 percent year-on-year in June of 2015, following a 2.36 percent drop in the previous month, as the decline in cost of petrol eased while prices of food slowed further. The wholesale inflation has been in negative territory since November of 2014.
Monday July 13 2015
India's Inflation Rate at 8-Month High  
Consumer prices in India increased 5.4 percent year-on-year in June of 2015, compared to 5.01 percent in May. It is the highest figure since October last year due to stronger rise in food prices.
Monday June 15 2015
India WPI Deflation Eases in May  
Indian wholesale prices fell 2.36 percent year-on-year in May of 2015, following a 2.65 percent drop in the previous month, as a decline in petrol prices eased while food cost slowed. The index has been in the negative territory since November 2014.
Friday June 12 2015
India Consumer Inflation Rises to 5.01% in May  
Consumer prices in India increased 5.01 percent year-on-year in May of 2015, compared to 4.87 percent in April. The figure matched market expectations as cost of transport rose and prices of fuel and light advanced at a faster pace.
Tuesday June 02 2015
India Cuts Repo Rate for a Third Time This Year  
The Reserve Bank of India cut its benchmark policy rate by 25 bps to 7.25 percent as expected during the June 2nd meeting saying that the move is a more appropriate given low capacity utilization, mixed indicators of recovery, and subdued investment and credit growth.
Friday May 29 2015
India Economic Growth Accelerates in Q1  
India's GDP advanced 7.5 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2015, up from a downwardly revised growth of 6.6 percent in the previous period supported by a strong expansion in manufacturing and services sectors.
Thursday May 14 2015
India WPI Deflation Worsens in April  
Indian wholesale prices fell 2.65 percent year-on-year in April of 2015, following a 2.33 percent drop in the previous month, as petrol prices declined further while food cost slowed. The index has been in the negative territory since November 2014.
Tuesday May 12 2015
India Consumer Inflation Falls to 5-Month Low  
CPI inflation in India slowed for the second consecutive month to 4.87 percent in April of 2015 from an upwardly revised 5.25 percent in March, dragged down by lower food prices.
Wednesday April 15 2015
India WPI Deflation Deepens in March  
Indian wholesale prices fell 2.33 percent year-on-year in March of 2015, following a 2.06 percent drop in the previous month, as petrol prices declined while food cost slowed. The figure came far below market forecasts and is the deepest decline since November of 1976.
Monday April 13 2015
India Consumer Inflation Slows Slightly  
India annual CPI inflation decreased to 5.17 percent in March of 2015 from 5.37 percent in February, below market expectations. It is the lowest rate in three months due to a slowdown in food cost.
Tuesday April 07 2015
RBI Holds Policy Rate Unchanged  
The Reserve Bank of India left its benchmark repo rate on hold at 7.5 percent in April, following a surprise rate cut last month. Policymakers said will allow the disinflationary momentum to spread through the economy while waiting for commercial banks to cut lending rates.
Monday March 16 2015
India WPI Deflation Deepest Since 1976  
Indian wholesale prices fell 2.06 percent year-on-year in February of 2015, following a 0.39 percent drop in the previous month, as petrol prices declined while food cost slowed. The figure came far below market forecasts and is the deepest decline since November of 1976.
Thursday March 12 2015
India Consumer Inflation At 4-Month High  
India CPI inflation increased to 5.37 percent in February of 2015 from a revised 5.19 percent in the previous month driven by higher food prices.
Wednesday March 04 2015
RBI Cuts Repo Rate to 7.5%  
The Reserve Bank of India cut its benchmark policy repo rate by 25 bps to 7.5 percent in a surprise meeting on March 4th. It is the second rate cut this year, citing slowing inflation, weak growth and important government reforms.
Monday February 16 2015
India WPI Inflation Turns Negative  
Indian wholesale prices dropped 0.39 percent year-on-year in January of 2015, following a 0.11 percent increase in the previous month, as petrol prices declined. It is the first negative figure since June of 2009.
Thursday February 12 2015
India Consumer Inflation Rises on New Base Year  
India CPI inflation rose for the second consecutive month to 5.11 percent in January from 5 percent in the previous month, after the country changed the base year for calculating consumer prices.
Monday February 09 2015
India's GDP Grow Faster Than China's in Q4  
India's economy advanced 7.5 percent year-on-year in the last quarter of 2014, following a revised 8.2 percent rise in the previous period as the way the GDP is calculated changed.
Tuesday February 03 2015
India Holds Policy Rate Unchanged  
The Reserve Bank of India left its benchmark repo rate at 7.75 percent, as policymakers waited for more evidence of last month's rate cut and indicated that the key to further easing are continuing disinflationary pressures and sustained fiscal consolidation.
Thursday January 15 2015
India Cuts Policy Rate to 7.75%  
The Reserve Bank of India cut its benchmark policy repo rate by 25 bps to 7.75 percent in a surprise meeting on January 15th, aiming to boost growth amid slowing inflation. Policymakers also signaled further monetary easing, depending on continuing disinflationary pressures, fiscal consolidation and supply constraints.
Friday January 16 2015
India Wholesale Inflation at 0.11% in December  
Indian wholesale prices increased by 0.11 percent in December of 2014 after being flat in the previous month driven by a surge in food cost.
Monday January 12 2015
India Consumer Inflation Climbs to 5%  
Indian CPI inflation increased for the first time in five months to 5 percent in December of 2014 from a record-low of 4.38 percent the previous month and driven by higher food prices.
Monday December 15 2014
India's Wholesale Prices Unchanged in November  
Indian wholesale price inflation was recorded at 0 percent in November, down from 1.77 percent in October. It is the lowest rate in nearly 5-1/2 years, mainly due to a fall in fuel prices and lower food cost.
Friday December 12 2014
India Consumer Inflation at 4.38%  
Indian consumer inflation slowed for the fourth straight month to a fresh record-low of 4.38 percent in November as food prices kept its downward trend.
Tuesday December 02 2014
India Leaves Monetary Policy Unchanged  
The Reserve Bank of India left the benchmark repo rate on hold at 8 percent on December 2nd, saying a change in monetary policy in current conditions is premature. However, policymakers added that adjustments may occur next year if inflation continues to ease and fiscal developments are encouraging.
Friday November 28 2014
India Economic Growth Weakens in Q3  
India's GDP advanced faster than expected 5.3 percent in the third quarter of 2014, yet below 5.7 percent reported from April to June. The expansion was dragged down by weaker manufacturing while services growth remained strong.
Friday November 14 2014
India WPI Down Further in October  
Indian annual wholesale price inflation was recorded at 1.77 percent in October, slowing further from a 2.38 percent increase in September. It is the lowest rate since October of 2009, mainly due to a fall in prices of food and petrol.
Friday November 14 2014
India Consumer Inflation Beats Expectations  
Indian consumer inflation eased to a new record-low of 5.52 percent in October of 2014 as food prices slowed sharply.
Tuesday October 14 2014
India WPI Inflation Falls to New Five-Year Low in September  
Indian annual wholesale price inflation was recorded at 2.38 percent in September of 2014, slowing from a 3.74 percent increase in August. It is the lowest rate since October of 2009, mainly due to a fall in prices of food and petrol.
Monday October 13 2014
India Consumer Inflation Down to Record Low  
Indian consumer inflation slowed for the second consecutive month to 6.46 percent in September of 2014, from a revised 7.73 percent in August. It is the lowest rate on record mainly driven by lower food prices.
Tuesday September 30 2014
India Keeps Policy Rate at 8%  
At its September 30th meeting, the Reserve Bank of India left the repo rate on hold at 8 percent, waiting for more evidence that inflation rate is slowing.
Monday September 15 2014
India WPI Inflation Down to 5-Year Low  
Indian wholesale price index rose 3.74 percent year-on-year in August of 2014, slowing from a 5.19 percent increase in July. It is the lowest rate since October of 2009 mainly due to a fall in prices of vegetables and oil.
Friday September 12 2014
India Consumer Inflation Edges Down in August  
Indian consumer prices rose by an annual 7.8 percent in August of 2014, slowing slightly from 7.96 percent in July. Provisional estimates showed the annual food inflation accelerated to 9.42 percent.
Friday August 29 2014
India Economy Expands 5.7% in Q2  
India's GDP advanced faster than expected 5.7 percent in the second quarter of 2014, up from 4.6 percent expansion reported in the first three month of the year. It is the highest growth rate reported since the fourth quarter of 2011.
Thursday August 14 2014
India's WPI Inflation At Five-Month Low in July  
India's wholesale price inflation in July eased to a five-month low of 5.19 percent, as cost of fuel moderated.
Tuesday August 12 2014
India Inflation Rate Surges in July  
Indian annual inflation rate accelerated to 7.96 percent in July of 2014 from 7.31 percent in the previous month driven by higher food prices.
Tuesday August 05 2014
Reserve Bank of India Leaves Rate on Hold  
At its August 5th meeting, the Reserve Bank of India left the repo rate at 8 percent, but cut the amount of government bonds banks must hold with the central bank by 50 bps to 22 percent, aiming to increase bank credit.
Monday July 14 2014
India Consumer Inflation Down to Record Low  
Indian consumer prices rose by an annual 7.31 percent in June of 2014, the lowest rate on record. The inflation rate slowed for the second straight month, due to lower food prices.
Monday July 14 2014
India Wholesale Inflation Slows in June  
Indian wholesale annual inflation rate slowed to 5.43 percent in June of 2014 from 6.01 percent in the previous month. It is the lowest rate in four months, as prices of onion and vegetables fell further and fuel cost rose at the slowest pace this year.
Monday June 16 2014
India WPI Inflation Up to 5-Month High  
Indian wholesale annual inflation rate accelerated to 6.01 percent in May of 2014 from 5.2 percent in the previous month, driven by higher fuel and food cost.
Thursday June 12 2014
India Consumer Inflation Declines in May  
Indian annual consumer prices decelerated to 8.28 percent in May of 2014 from 8.59 percent in April. It is the lowest rate in three months as food prices slowed slightly.
Tuesday June 03 2014
India Holds Policy Rate at 8%  
At its June 3rd, 2014 meeting, Reserve Bank of India left the repo rate at 8 percent, but cut the amount of government bonds banks must hold with the central bank - the statutory liquidity ratio - by 50 bps to 22.5 percent, aiming to increase bank credit.
Friday May 30 2014
Indian Economic Growth Decelerates in Q1  
In the first quarter of 2014, India's GDP growth slowed to 4.6 percent yoy from a 4.7 percent expansion registered in the previous period. The output was mainly hurt by a contraction in the manufacturing sector.
Thursday May 15 2014
India WPI Inflation Slows in April  
Indian wholesale inflation rate decelerated to a two-month low of 5.2 percent in April of 2014 from 5.7 percent in the previous month, as prices of food and fuel slowed.
Monday May 12 2014
India Consumer Inflation Up to 3-Month High  
Indian annual consumer prices accelerated for the second straight month to 8.59 percent in April of 2014, from 8.31 percent in March, driven by higher cost of fruits and vegetables.
Tuesday April 15 2014
India Consumer Inflation Edges Up in March  
Indian annual consumer prices accelerated in March for the first time in four months to 8.31 percent, up from a revised 8.03 percent in February, driven by higher food prices.
Tuesday April 15 2014
India Wholesale Inflation Up to 3-Month High  
In March of 2014, India wholesale prices accelerated to an annual 5.7 percent on higher food, fuel and manufacturing cost, breaking a three-month easing trend.
Tuesday April 01 2014
India Leaves Rates on Hold  
In its April 1st, 2014 meeting, Reserve Bank of India decided to leave the policy repo rate unchanged at 8 percent and decided to officially start using consumer price inflation to determine its monetary policy.
Friday March 14 2014
India Wholesale Inflation Slows for 3rd Straight Month  
In February of 2014, Indian annual wholesale price index decelerated to 4.68 percent, reaching the lowest rate in nine months, as food and fuel prices moderated. A year ago, the inflation was recorded at 7.28 percent.
Wednesday March 12 2014
India Consumer Inflation Edges Down in February  
Indian annual inflation rate slowed to a 25-month low of 8.1 percent in February of 2014. Provisional figures showed prices of vegetables eased the most on the year.
Friday February 28 2014
Indian GDP Grows Below Expectations  
In the fourth quarter of 2013, Indian economic growth slowed to 4.7 percent over a year earlier, down from a 4.8 percent expansion in the previous period, hurt by a contraction in manufacturing and mining output.
Friday February 14 2014
India Wholesale Inflation Slows to 8-Month Low  
In January of 2014, Indian annual WPI eased for the second straight month to 5.05 percent, the lowest rate since May of 2013, as food prices slowed and mineral cost fell.
Wednesday February 12 2014
India Consumer Inflation Slows to 24-Month Low  
In January of 2014, Indian consumer price inflation decelerated to 8.79 percent, the lowest annual rate since January of 2012, due to lower food prices.
Tuesday January 28 2014
Reserve Bank of India Raises Rates  
In its January 2014 meeting, Reserve Bank of India decided to raise the policy repo rate by 25 bps to 8 percent to handle currency pressure and curb persistently high inflation.
Wednesday January 15 2014
Indian WPI Slows to 5-Month Low in December  
In December of 2013, Indian headline inflation rate slowed to 6.16 percent, the lowest rate in five months as vegetable prices, mainly onions, slowed due to a new harvest. On a monthly basis, prices fell 1.27 percent.
Wednesday December 18 2013
Reserve Bank of India Leaves Policy Rates on Hold  
In its December meeting, the Reserve Bank of India kept its rates on hold following two successive 25 basis points hikes. The Bank decided to wait for further data despite high levels of inflation.
Monday December 16 2013
Indian WPI Inflation Rises to 14-Month High in November  
In November, India's headline inflation rate edged up to 7.5 percent, from 7.0 percent a month earlier. Prices rose at its faster pace since September of 2012 mainly due to higher food articles and energy costs.
Friday November 29 2013
Indian GDP Growth Beats Expectations  
In the third quarter of 2013, Indian economy advanced 4.8 percent over a year earlier, up from 4.4 percent in the previous three-month period, led by a surge in agriculture production and construction. Although third quarter figures came above market expectations, the economy grew below 5 percent for the fourth straight quarter.
Thursday November 14 2013
Indian Wholesale Inflation Accelerates to 7% in October  
In October of 2013, India’s annual headline inflation rose for the fifth straight month to an eight-month high of 7 percent, mainly due to higher prices of fuel and manufactured goods.
Tuesday October 29 2013
India Raises Policy Repo Rate to 7.75%  
The Reserve Bank of India has raised its policy repo rate for the second consecutive month by 25 basis points to fight high inflation and rolled back an emergency measure put in place in July to support the rupee.
Monday October 14 2013
Indian Inflation Speeds Up to 7-Month High in September  
In September, India's headline inflation rate based on monthly WPI rose to 6.5 percent from 6.1 percent in August, hitting its highest level since February of 2013. The speed up is broadly due to higher prices for food.
Friday September 20 2013
Reserve Bank of India Raises the Repo Rate to 7.5%  
The Reserve Bank of India decided on September 20th to raise the repo rate by 25 bps to 7.5 percent, in an attempt to refrain inflationary pressures. At the same time, it reduced the marginal standing facility rate by 75 bps to 9.5 percent to preserve the value of the rupee, while scaled back the minimum daily cash reserve ratio banks must keep with the central bank.
Monday September 16 2013
Indian Inflation Rate Rises to 6.1% in August  
In August, India's headline inflation rate, based on monthly WPI, rose to 6.10 percent from 5.79 percent in July and is the highest in six months. The speed up is mainly due to higher prices for food and energy.
Friday August 30 2013
India’s Economy Expands 4.4% in Q2  
India's Gross Domestic Product grew at 4.4 percent in the second quarter of 2013, the worst quarterly rate since 2002, hurt by a decline in mining and manufacturing.
Wednesday August 14 2013
Indian Inflation Rises to 5-Month High in July  
In July, India's headline inflation rate, based on monthly WPI, rose to 5.79 percent from 4.86 percent in June, mainly driven by higher food prices and more expensive imports due to a falling rupee.
Tuesday July 30 2013
Reserve Bank of India Leaves Rates on Hold  
Reserve Bank of India decided on July 30th to leave the repo rate unchanged at 7.25 percent, to support the rupee and citing increasing risks to growth outlook.
Monday July 15 2013
India's Annual Inflation Rate Up to 4.86% in June  
India's annual rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI, quickened to 4.86 percent in June as compared to 4.70 percent in May due to higher cost of food.
Monday June 17 2013
India's Reserve Bank Keeps Rates Unchanged Amid Inflationary Risks  
The RBI decided to keep the policy repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) unchanged at 7.25 per cent and to keep the cash reserve ratio of scheduled banks unchanged at 4.0 per cent of their net demand and time liabilities. The Central Bank warned of upward risks to inflation posed by a falling rupee and increases in food prices.
Friday June 14 2013
India's Inflation Slows to 4.7% in May  
India's annual rate of inflation, based on the Wholesale Price Index, stood at 4.70 percent (provisional) for the month of May as compared to 4.9 percent in the previous month, the lowest level in more than three years.
Monday August 12 2013
India's Economy is Bound for Slower Growth in 2013  
In recent months, Indian government has introduced pro-business economic reforms and outlined plans to increase spending on capital investment and large-scale social programs. Yet, it looks like is too little and too late. In the first three months of 2013, the GDP growth slowed to 4.8 percent and it is likely to go down further due to weak consumption, capital investment and declining government spending.
Friday May 31 2013
India's Economy Makes Timid Recovery in Q1  
India's quarterly Gross Domestic Product grew at 4.8 percent in the first quarter of 2013, only slightly better than an upwardly revised 4.7 percent growth in the previous three months. While Services were the largest contributor to growth, Manufacturing rose only 2.6 percent, Electricity, gas and water supply increased 2.8 percent, Agriculture, forestry and fishing were up 1.4 per cent and Mining and quarrying declined 3.1 percent.
Tuesday May 14 2013
India Inflation Rate Down to 4.9% in April  
The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI, stood at 4.89 percent for the month of April 2013 (over April 2012) as compared to 5.96 percent for the previous month and 7.50 percent during the corresponding month of the previous year. Build up inflation rate in the financial year so far was 0.53 percent compared to a build up rate of 1.55 percent in the corresponding period of the previous year.
Monday May 13 2013
India Trade Deficit Widens in April  
India’s trade deficit rose in April from the same month a year earlier as imports of gold and silver increased more than twice, underlying an improvement in exports.
Friday May 03 2013
Reserve Bank of India Cuts Interest Rate by 25bps to 7.25%  
Based on an assessment of the current and prospective macroeconomic situation, the RBI has decided to reduce the policy repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) by 25 basis points from 7.5 per cent to 7.25 percent.
Thursday April 18 2013
India Trade Deficit Narrows in March  
India's exports rose 15 percent in February 2013 from a year earlier to INR 1678 billion, while imports rose 5 percent to INR 2239 billion leaving a trade deficit of INR 561 billion, according to trade ministry data.
Monday April 15 2013
India Inflation Rate Down to 5.96% in March  
The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI, stood at 5.96 percent for the month of March, 2013 (over March, 2012) as compared to 6.84 percent for the previous month and 7.69 percent during the corresponding month of the previous year. Build up inflation rate in the financial year so far was 5.96 percent compared to a build-up rate of 7.69 percent in the corresponding period of the previous year.
Tuesday March 19 2013
Reserve Bank of India Cuts Interest Rate by 25 Basis Points  
Based on an assessment of the current macroeconomic situation, the Reserve Bank of India decided to reduce the policy repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) by 25 basis points from 7.75 percent to 7.5 percent with immediate effect. Consequently, the reverse repo rate under the LAF stands adjusted to 6.5 percent and the marginal standing facility rate and the Bank Rate to 8.5 percent with immediate effect.
Thursday March 14 2013
India Inflation Rate Up tp 6.84% in February  
The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI, stood at 6.84% (Provisional) for the month of February, 2013 (over February, 2012) as compared to 6.62% (Provisional) for the previous month and 7.56% during the corresponding month of the previous year. Build up inflation in the financial year so far was 5.71% compared to a build up of 6.56% in the corresponding period of the previous year.
Monday March 11 2013
India Trade Deficit Narrows in February  
India's exports rose 4.25 per cent in February 2013 from a year earlier to INR 1412 Billion, while imports rose 2.6 per cent to INR 2214 billion, leaving a trade deficit of INR 802 billion, according to trade ministry data.
Friday May 31 2013
India’s GDP Growth Slows More Than Expected  
Recent updates for India are showing further deterioration of its economy. In the first three months of 2013, the GDP growth slowed to 4.8 percent; the ninth consecutive quarter of expansion below 8 percent.
Thursday February 28 2013
India's Economic Growth Eases More than Expected in Q4  
In the fourth quarter of 2012, India's economy grew only 4.5 percent due to the widespread weakness in farm, mining and manufacturing output.
Thursday February 28 2013
India's GDP Growth Slows to 4.5% in Q4  
India's quarterly GDP at factor cost at constant (2004-05) prices for Q3 of 2012-13 is estimated at Rs. 14,11,594 crore, as against Rs. 13,51,252 crore in Q3 of 2011-12, showing a growth rate of 4.5 percent over the corresponding quarter of previous year.
Thursday February 14 2013
India Inflation Slows to 6.62 Percent in January of 2013  
The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI, stood at 6.62% for the month of January of 2013 (over January of 2012) as compared to 7.18% for the previous month and 7.23% during the corresponding month of the previous year. Build up inflation in the financial year so far was 5.09% compared to a build up of 6.15% in the corresponding period of the previous year.
Wednesday February 13 2013
India's Trade Deficit Widens in January  
India recorded a trade deficit of Rs. 1086.12 billion in January of 2013, compared to a Rs. 965.73 billion deficit in the previous month.
Tuesday January 29 2013
India's Central Bank Cuts Interest Rates By 25 Basis Points  
The Reserve Bank of India decided to cut its reference interest rate from 8 percent to 7.75 percent.
Friday January 18 2013
India's Trade Deficit Narrows in December  
India's trade deficit stood at Rs. 965.73 billion in December.
Monday January 14 2013
India Inflation Rate at 7.18 Percent in December  
The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI, stood at 7.18 percent for the month of December of 2012 over December of 2011 as compared to 7.24 percent for the previous month and 7.74 percent during the corresponding month of the previous year.
Tuesday December 18 2012
India Keeps Interest Rate Unchanged  
On the basis of the current macroeconomic assessment, the Reserve Bank of India has been decided to keep the cash reserve ratio unchanged at 4.25 per cent and keep the policy repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) unchanged at 8.0 per cent.
Friday December 14 2012
India Inflation Down to 7.24 Percent in November  
The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI, stood at 7.24 percent (Provisional) for the month of November, 2012 (over November, 2011) as compared to 7.45 percent (Provisional) for the previous month and 9.46 percent during the corresponding month of the previous year. Build up inflation in the financial year so far was 4.84 percent compared to a build up of 5.28 percent in the corresponding period of the previous year.
Wednesday December 12 2012
India Annual Inflation Rate Down to 7.45 Percent in October  
The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI, stood at 7.45 percent (Provisional) for the month of October, 2012 (over October, 2011) as compared to 7.81 percent (Provisional) for the previous month and 9.87 percent during the corresponding month of the previous year.
Tuesday December 11 2012
India's Trade Deficit Narrows in November  
India's trade deficit stood at Rs. 1056.48 billion in November as imports increase to Rs. 2277.96 billion while exports sink to 1221.48 billion.
Tuesday December 11 2012
India Keeps Interest Rate Unchanged  
The Reserve Bank of India has kept interest rates unchanged, but decreased reserve requirements, as the economic growth is falters under weakened global demand.
Tuesday December 11 2012
India's GDP Growth Slows to 5.3 Percent in Q3  
India’s economy has expanded by just 0.6 over the previous quarter and 5.3 percent over the previous year in the third quarter.
Wednesday November 30 2011
India's GDP Growth Slows to 6.9%  
The Indian economy expanded at its slowest pace in more than two years in the July-September quarter, hurt by high local borrowing costs and a deepening euro-zone crisis.
Tuesday August 30 2011
India's Economy Grows 7.7% in Q2  
India's economy grew 7.7% in the three months from April to June, compared with the same period of 2010.
Tuesday May 31 2011
India GDP Growth Slows to 7.8%  
India's economy rose 7.8 percent in the three months ended March 31 from a year earlier, after a revised 8.3 percent gain in the previous quarter, the Central Statistical Office said in a statement in New Delhi on May 31. That’s the slowest pace in five quarters.
Tuesday March 01 2011
India GDP Growth Slows to 8.2% in Q4  
India's economy grew 8.2% compared to the same period a year earlier between October and December, government data showed on March 1.
Thursday December 02 2010
India GDP Surges 8.9% in the Third Quarter  
India's domestically-powered economy grew more than expected in the September quarter, defying weakness elsewhere and putting pressure on the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to tighten monetary policy although a rate increase next month still looks unlikely.
Sunday September 05 2010
India’s Second Quarter GDP Rises To 8.8%  
India's economy expanded 8.8% in the second quarter from a year earlier, compared to an 8.6% on-year expansion in the first, lifted by robust activity in manufacturing.
Wednesday June 02 2010
Is India's High Growth Sustainable?  
After almost 7% growth in 2008/09 fiscal year, in the first three months of 2010 India's economy expanded 8.6% boosted by industrial production and services. But, is the third largest economy in Asia able to keep its high rate of growth?
Monday May 31 2010
Indian Economic Growth Accelerates to 8.6%  
India’s economic growth accelerated in the first quarter, adding pressure on the central bank to raise interest rates even as Europe’s sovereign-debt crunch threatens the global recovery.
Thursday March 11 2010
Can India Reach 10% Growth Rate?  
After three years of growth over 9%, India's economy expended 6.7% in 2008/09 fiscal year, weathering surprisingly well global crisis and poor monsoon. This year projections start at 7.2%, some even believe that India can overtake China as the fastest growing nation in the world. But can the government of third largest economy in Asia be able to achieve this goal?
Thursday January 21 2010
India's Economy May Overheat in 2010  
In the third quarter of 2009, India's economy expanded 7.9%. And although it is expected that in the last three months of 2009, the third largest economy in Asia might have recorded growth over 8%, the beginning of 2010 may surprise us on the negative side. 
Monday November 30 2009
India’s Economy Expands 7.9%  
India’s economy expanded at the fastest pace in six quarters as manufacturing jumped, giving the central bank room to withdraw more stimulus measures.
Wednesday November 04 2009
Poor Monsoon Challenges India Pace of Growth  
This week, India’s finance minister announced the government would keep its fiscal stimulus as poor monsoon and uncertain global outlook threaten the country’s growth. This statement also made clear the second fastest growing economy in the world, may be struggling in keeping current 6% pace of expansion.
Friday September 04 2009
India’s GDP Growth May be Halted by a Drought  
In the second quarter of 2008 India economy expended 6.1%, after growing 5.8% in the first quarter. And although it is less than average recorded during last three years, India is still the second fastest growing economy in the world after China.
Friday June 05 2009
India May Emerge From the Slowdown This Year  
Although India’s economy grew a better-than-expected 5.8 per cent in the first quarter of 2009 is still beyond the government initial expectations. Indeed, with an ongoing global economic crisis squeezing bank’s liquidity and cooling the exports sector, India’s government can forget about reaching a two-digit growth rate in the near future.
Thursday April 23 2009
India is Fighting the Slowdown  
Only a few months ago, India’s government was confident that the country was on its way to reach a two-digit growth rate. But with the ongoing global financial crisis squeezing bank’s liquidity and cooling the country’s exports, India’s economy is heading to a sharp downturn.
Sunday February 15 2009
India Is Under Threat From The Global Recession  
Only a few months ago, India’s government was confident that the country was on its way to reach a two-digit growth rate. But with the ongoing global financial crisis squeezing bank’s liquidity and cooling the country’s exports, India’s economy is heading to a sharp downturn.
Friday January 02 2009
India Cuts Rates  
India cut interest rates for the fourth time since October and unveiled another stimulus package to counter the effect of the global recession on Asia's third- largest economy.
Monday December 08 2008
India Cuts Interest Rates  
India’s central bank cut interest rates for the third time in less than two months after last week’s terror attacks shook investor confidence in an economy already weakened by a global recession.
Monday December 01 2008
India Exports Fall in October  
India’s exports declined for the first time in seven years as recession in its biggest markets in the U.S. and Europe damped demand for the nation’s products.
Friday November 28 2008
India’s Economy Expands 7.6%  
India’s economy grew at the slowest pace since 2004 last quarter, increasing pressure on the central bank to cut interest rates.
Thursday November 13 2008
India's Inflation Rate Declines  
India's inflation rate fell the most in at least 18 years, increasing speculation the central bank may make further unscheduled interest-rate cuts to shield the economy from a global slowdown.
Thursday November 06 2008
India Inflation Rate Holds Near Lowest in Five Months  
India's inflation held near a five- month low, validating the central bank's decision to reduce interest rates to bolster economic growth.
Tuesday November 04 2008
India Exports Slow  
India's exports grew at the slowest pace in 18 months in September as a weakening global economy damped demand for the nation's products.
Friday October 31 2008
India Inflation Is Under 11%  
India's inflation rate fell below 11 percent for the first time since May, giving the central bank room to reduce interest rates.
Thursday October 23 2008
India's Inflation Slows  
India's inflation slowed more than economists expected to a four-month low, vindicating the central bank's decision this week to cut interest rates to shore up a slowing economy.
Monday October 20 2008
India Lowers Key Rate  
India's central bank unexpectedly lowered its key repurchase rate for the first time since 2004 as the global credit-market turmoil threatens to plunge the world economy into recession.
Wednesday October 01 2008
India's August Trade Gap Doubles  
India's trade deficit almost doubled to a record in August as a surge in crude oil prices increased the nation's import bill and overseas sales of goods slowed.
Friday September 26 2008
India's Inflation Holds Near Lowest Level in 5 Weeks  
India's inflation held near a five- week low, giving the central bank room to keep borrowing costs unchanged and avoid placing funding pressures on lenders spooked by the U.S. financial meltdown.
Wednesday September 17 2008
Rupee Rebounds From Two-Year Low  
India's rupee rebounded from a two- year low, gaining the most in almost two months, after the central bank announced measures to boost dollar supply and curb exchange-rate swings.
Tuesday September 16 2008
Indian Rupee Falls Most in Decade  
India's rupee fell the most in a decade on speculation turmoil on Wall Street will heighten risk aversion among global investors, boosting sales of emerging- market assets.
Monday September 15 2008
India's Inflation Slows for a Third Week  
India's inflation slowed for a third straight week, signaling that the central bank's three interest-rate increases since early June are beginning to work.
Monday September 01 2008
Indian Rupee Drops  
India's rupee declined by the most in a week on speculation losses in equities will prompt global funds to reduce their local holdings.
Monday September 01 2008
Indian Export Growth Rises to Fastest in Three Months  
India's exports accelerated at the fastest pace in three months in July as companies shipped more gems, auto parts, medicines and other manufactured products to overseas markets.
Friday August 29 2008
Indian Growth Slowest for 3 Years  
India's economy grew at the slowest pace since 2004 last quarter as decade-high inflation and increased borrowing costs damped consumer spending.
Thursday August 28 2008
India's Inflation Rate Near Highest in 16 Years  
India's inflation held near a 16- year high as floods in half the country damaged crops and disrupted food supplies.
Thursday August 28 2008
Indian Rupee Falls as Importers Buy Dollars  
India's rupee declined on speculation importers bought dollars to pay month-end bills.
Wednesday August 27 2008
Indian Rupee Rises  
India's rupee rose, ending two days of losses, on speculation the central bank will seek gains in the currency to curb the fastest price increases in 16 years.
Tuesday August 26 2008
Rupee Pares Losses  
India's rupee rebounded from a 17- month low, paring losses, on speculation the central bank bought the currency to prevent declines from adding to inflation.
Tuesday August 26 2008
Indian Stocks Gain  
India's stocks benchmark index rose, erasing earlier losses, after crude oil fell, easing concern that energy costs will stoke inflation.
Tuesday August 26 2008
India to Unveil Economic Growth for Q2  
India will announce the pace of economic growth in the fiscal first quarter ended June as the highest interest rates in seven years cool consumer demand for homes, cars and appliances.
Tuesday August 26 2008
India's Central Bank May Need to Rise Interest Rates  
India's central bank should raise interest rates as inflation at a 16-year high hurts the government's electoral prospects before a vote due by May, according to the finance ministry's top economist.
Monday August 25 2008
Indian Rupee Declines to 17-Month Low  
India's rupee closed at the weakest level in 17 months on speculation importers bought dollars to settle bills.
Monday August 25 2008
India Inflation Accelerates to 16-Year High of 12.63%  
India's inflation accelerated to the fastest pace in more than 16 years, increasing the likelihood the central bank will raise interest rates for a fourth time since June.
Sunday July 27 2008
Inflation in India rises to 11.91%  
Inflation in India escalated to 11.91 per cent, a 13 year high during the week ended in July 5.The Whole Price Index based inflation was as low as 4.46 per cent in January and slowly increased to 5.27 per cent in February, 7.25 per cent in March and 7.41 per cent in April.
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Thursday January 19 2017
Malaysia Holds Key Rate Steady at 3% in January  
Malaysia's central bank left its benchmark overnight policy rate unchanged at 3.0 percent on January 19th 2017, as expected. While saying that headline inflation is expected to average higher this year amid the prospect of global oil prices, policymakers are confident these factors would not cause significant spillovers to the broader price trends, given the stable domestic demand conditions.
Thursday January 19 2017
Australia Jobless Rate Up To 6-Month High of 5.8%  
Australia's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose to 5.8 percent in December of 2016 from 5.7 percent in November. The figure came in slightly above market expectations of 5.7 percent to hit the highest level since June, as the economy added 13,500 jobs while the number of unemployed increased by 14,700.
Wednesday January 18 2017
Canada Leaves Key Rate Steady At 0.5%  
The Bank of Canada held its overnight rate at 0.5 percent on January 18th, 2017 as widely expected, saying inflation is expected to move close to the 2 percent target in the months ahead while consumption and fiscal measures are expected to support growth in 2017. The Bank Rate was also left on hold at 0.75 percent and the deposit rate at 0.25 percent.
Wednesday January 18 2017
US Industrial Output Rises The Most In Over 2 Years  
Industrial production in the United States grew by 0.8 percent month-over-month in December 2016, following an upwardly revised 0.7 percent fall in November and better than market expectations of a 0.6 percent rise. It was the largest gain since November 2014, as utility output jumped 6.6 percent, its sharpest increase since December 1989.
Wednesday January 18 2017
US Inflation Rate at 2-1/2-Year High Of 2.1%  
Consumer prices in the United States increased 2.1 percent year-on-year in December 2016, following a 1.7 percent rise in November and matching market expectations. The inflation rate accelerated for the fifth consecutive month to the highest since June of 2014, boosted by gasoline and shelter cost.
Wednesday January 18 2017
Eurozone Inflation Rate Confirmed At Nearly 3-Year High  
Eurozone's consumer prices increased by 1.1 percent year-on-year in December 2016, following a 0.6 percent gain in the previous month and in line with the preliminary estimate. It was the highest inflation rate since September 2013, mainly boosted by rising prices of fuels.
Wednesday January 18 2017
UK Unemployment Rate Steady At 11-Year Low Of 4.8%  
UK jobless rate remained at 4.8 percent in the three months to November of 2016, the same as in the previous period and in line with market expectations. The employment rate held at an all-time high of 74.5 percent and wages grew at a faster pace while the number of people in work fell by 9,000.
Wednesday January 18 2017
South Africa Inflation Rate at 10-Month High Of 6.8%  
Consumer prices in South Africa rose 6.8 percent year-on-year in December of 2016, following a 6.6 percent increase in November and above market expectations of 6.5 percent. It was the highest inflation rate since February as cost increased at a faster pace for food and non-alcoholic beverages and housing and utilities.
Wednesday January 18 2017
German Inflation Rate Confirmed At Highest Since July 2013  
Consumer prices in Germany rose 1.7 percent year-on-year in December of 2016, compared to a 0.8 percent rise in November and matching preliminary estimates. It was the highest inflation rate since July 2013, due to a faster increase in prices of food and services and a surge in cost of transport.
Wednesday January 18 2017
Malaysia Inflation Rate Steady at 1.8% in December  
Consumer prices in Malaysia rose 1.8 percent year-on-year in December of 2016, the same as in November but slightly below markets expectations of a 1.9 percent rise. The inflation rate remained at the highest level since May, mainly due to rising prices of food and non alcoholic beverages while inflation for housing & utilities were steady and cost of transport fell much less than in a month earlier. Core consumer prices rose 2.1 percent year-on-year in December, compared to a 2.2 percent gain in November. On a monthly basis, consumer prices were flat, after a 1.0 percent rise in the preceding month.
Wednesday January 18 2017
Malaysia Inflation Rate Steady at 1.8% in December  
Consumer prices in Malaysia rose 1.8 percent year-on-year in December of 2016, the same as in November but slightly below markets expectations of a 1.9 percent rise. The inflation rate remained at the highest level since May, mainly due to rising prices of food and non alcoholic beverages while inflation for housing & utilities were steady and cost of transport fell less than in a month earlier. Core consumer prices rose 2.1 percent year-on-year in December, compared to a 2.2 percent gain in November. On a monthly basis, consumer prices were flat, after a 1.0 percent rise in a month earlier.
Tuesday January 17 2017
Irish Trade Surplus Falls From Record High As Imports Jump  
Irish seasonally adjusted trade surplus decreased by 20 percent to €4,045 million in November 2016 from a downwardly revised record high of €5,040 million in the previous month, as imports jumped by 18 percent while exports fell by 1 percent, preliminary figures showed.
Tuesday January 17 2017
Italy Trade Surplus Widens In November  
The trade surplus in Italy increased 6.2 percent year-on-year to EUR 4.2 billion in November of 2016, above market expectations of a EUR 3.84 billion surplus. Exports jumped 5.7 percent, following a 2.2 percent drop in October and imports increased at a slightly slower 5.6 percent, recovering from a 1.6 percent fall in October.
Tuesday January 17 2017
UK Inflation Rate Highest Since 2014  
Consumer prices in the United Kingdom rose 1.6 percent year-on-year in December of 2016, higher than 1.2 percent in November and above market expectations of 1.4 percent. It is the highest inflation rate since July of 2014, boosted by rising cost of transport and housing and utilities amid a weaker pound.
Monday January 16 2017
Russian Trade Surplus Widens Unexpectedly In November  
Russian trade surplus increased by 2.2 percent to $9.14 billion in November 2016 from $8.94 billion in the same month a year earlier, well above market expectations of a $7.6 billion surplus. Exports rose 4.9 percent, the first increase since July 2014; and imports went up 6.4 percent, the fourth consecutive month of growth.
Monday January 16 2017
Eurozone Trade Surplus Widens Ahead Of Expectations  
The Eurozone trade surplus rose to €25.9 billion in November 2016 from €22.9 billion in the same month of the previous year, above market consensus of €22 billion. Exports increased 6 percent while imports went up at a slower 5 percent.
Monday January 16 2017
Italian Inflation Rate Confirmed At Highest Since May 2014  
Italy's consumer prices rose by 0.5 percent year-on-year in December 2016 after increasing by 0.1 percent in November, matching the preliminary estimate. It was the highest inflation rate since May 2014, mainly boosted by rising prices for food and transport.
Monday January 16 2017
Turkish Jobless Rate Up to Over 6-Year High of 11.8%  
The unemployment rate in Turkey increased to 11.8 percent in October of 2016 from 10.50 percent a year earlier. It was the highest jobless rate since March 2010 as non-farm unemployment also rose to 13.7 percent (1.3 percentage point increase) and the jobless rate among those aged 15 to 24 went up by 1.4 percentage point to 19.9 percent.
Monday January 16 2017
India WPI Rises at Faster Pace in December  
Indian wholesale prices rose 3.39 percent year-on-year in December of 2016, following a 3.15 percent gain in November while markets expected a 3.50 percent rise. It was the ninth straight month of increase, mainly due to rising cost of manufactured products and petrol while prices of food fell for the first time since August 2015.
Monday January 16 2017
Indonesia Trade Balance Swings to Surplus in December  
Indonesia posted a trade surplus of 0.99 USD billion in December of 2016, compared to a 0.16 USD billion deficit a year earlier. Figure came above market estimates of a 0.84 USD billion surplus, as exports rose much more than imports.
Friday January 13 2017
Nigeria Inflation Rate Highest Since October 2005  
Nigeria's consumer prices increased by 18.55 percent year-on-year in December 2016, following a 18.48 percent rise in the previous month. The inflation rate accelerated for the 11th straight month to the highest since October 2005, as prices continued to rise for housing, electricity and food.
Friday January 13 2017
US Consumer Sentiment Falls Slightly In January  
The preliminary reading of the University of Michigan's consumer sentiment for the United States edged down to 98.1 in January of 2017 from a 13-year high of 98.2 in the previous month and lower than market forecasts of 98.5. Future expectations declined and inflationary pressures jumped.
Friday January 13 2017
US Retail Sales Rise Less Than Expected  
Retail sales in the United States increased 0.6 percent month-over-month in December of 2016, following an upwardly revised 0.2 percent rise in November and below market expectations of a 0.7 percent gain. Sales of autos and gasoline rebounded. Considering the three months to December, retail sales went up 1.6 percent and for full 2016 sales rose 3.3 percent, higher than 2.3 percent in 2015.
Friday January 13 2017
Spanish Inflation Rate Revised Up To Highest Since July 2013  
Spanish consumer prices rose 1.6 percent from a year earlier in December 2016, up from 0.7 percent in the previous month and above a preliminary reading of 1.5 percent. It was the highest inflation rate since July 2013, as prices rose for transport, housing, leisure activities and food. The average CPI fell 0.2 percent in 2016 compared to a 0.5 percent decline in 2015.
Friday January 13 2017
China Trade Surplus Narrows to 8-Month Low in December  
China reported a USD 40.82 billion trade surplus in December of 2016, compared to a USD 59.63 billion surplus a year earlier and below market consensus of a USD 46.5 billion surplus. It was the smallest surplus since April, as exports fell while imports rose.
Friday January 13 2017
Bank of Korea Holds Base Rate Steady; Cuts GDP Forecast  
The Bank of Korea left its base rate steady for the seventh straight month at record low of 1.25 percent at its January meeting, as expected. While saying the trend of recovery in domestic demand activities is expected to be limited, due to deterioration in economic sentiment for example; policymakers forecast a rate of GDP growth for this year will be in the mid- 2 percent range, weaker than previous projection of 2.8 percent.
Thursday January 12 2017
US Posts $28 Billion Budget Deficit in December  
The US government posted a $28 billion budget deficit in December of 2016, a 94.4 percent increase from a $14.4 billion gap the same month of the previous year and slightly above market expectations of a $25 billion gap. Receipts slumped 8.9 percent to $319 billion and outlays fell 4.7 percent to $347 billion.
Thursday January 12 2017
US Jobless Claims Lower Than Expected At 247K  
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits increased by 10 thousand to 247 thousand in the week ended January 7th 2017, below market expectations of 255 thousand. It is the 97th consecutive week of initial claims below 300,000, the longest streak since 1970. Yet, the 4-week moving average that removes week-to-week volatility fell by 1.75 thousand to 256.5 thousand.
Thursday January 12 2017
ECB Decision To Extend QE Was Not Unanimous  
The ECB's board agreed that an extension of its quantitative easing programme until December 2017 at a monthly pace of €60 billion was seen as striking the right balance between providing a signal of confidence and the need to preserve stability in an uncertain environment, minutes from the ECB's December meeting showed. However, the decision was not unanimous, as few members opposed both proposals on the table to continue bond purchases beyond March.
Thursday January 12 2017
India Inflation Rate Lowest Since November 2014  
Consumer prices in India increased 3.41 percent year-on-year in December of 2016, following a 3.63 percent rise in November and below market expectations of 3.57 percent. It is the lowest inflation rate since November of 2014 as food prices cooled. The slowdown in inflation intensified in the last two months of 2016 after a demonetization campaign slumped currency in circulation, hurting consumption.
Thursday January 12 2017
Greek Jobless Rate At Fresh 4-1/2-Year Low Of 23%  
The Greek seasonally adjusted unemployment rate declined to 23 percent in October 2016 from a downwardly 23.1 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest jobless rate since March 2012, as the number of unemployed decreased by 0.7 percent while employment edged down 0.2 percent. A year earlier, the unemployment rate was recorded at 24.5 percent.
Thursday January 12 2017
France Inflation Rate Confirmed at 0.6% in December  
Consumer prices in France rose 0.6 percent year-on-year in December of 2016, following a 0.5 percent gain in November and matching preliminary figures. It was the highest inflation rate since May 2014, as an increase in prices of food, energy and services offset a decline in cost of manufactured products.
Wednesday January 11 2017
Brazil Cuts Key Rate to 13%  
The Central Bank of Brazil lowered its benchmark Selic rate by 75bps to 13 percent on January 11th 2017, beating market expectations of a 50bps cut. It is the third straight rate decline, bringing borrowing cost to the lowest since March of 2015 amid slowing inflation and a severe contraction.
Wednesday January 11 2017
Ghana Inflation Rate Lowest Since July 2014  
The annual inflation rate in Ghana eased to 15.4 percent in December of 2016 from 15.5 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest inflation rate since July of 2014, as non-food cost increased at a slower pace mainly due to education, furniture and household equipment while prices rose faster for food.
Wednesday January 11 2017
Brazil Inflation Rate Down To 2-1/2-Year Low  
Consumer prices in Brazil increased 6.29 percent year-on-year in December of 2016, easing from a 6.99 percent rise in November and below market expectations of 6.34 percent. The inflation eased for the fourth straight month to the lowest since April of 2014 mainly due to a slowdown in food cost. A year earlier, inflation was much higher at 10.67 percent.
Wednesday January 11 2017
Portuguese Inflation Rate Rises To 0.9% YoY In December  
Portuguese consumer prices went up by 0.9 percent year-on-year in December 2016, accelerating from a 0.6 percent rise in November but missing market expectations of a 1.4 percent gain. The increase was mainly boosted by a 10.7 percent rise in petrol prices while cost of clothing continued to fall.
Wednesday January 11 2017
UK Trade Deficit Widens Sharply As Imports Jump  
The UK’s deficit on trade in goods and services widened by £2.6 billion to £4.2 billion in November 2016 from a downwardly revised £1.5 billion in the previous month. Exports rose by £0.7 billion to an all-time high of £47.3 billion while imports increased at a much faster £3.3 billion also to a record £51.5 billion , mainly boosted by higher purchases of machinery and transport equipment.
Tuesday January 10 2017
South Korea Jobless Rate Falls To 3.4%  
South Korea's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 3.4 percent in December 2016 from 3.6 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest reading since November of 2015.
Tuesday January 10 2017
Russia Inflation Rate Confirmed At 5.4% In December  
Consumer prices in Russia increased 5.4 percent year-on-year in December of 2016, following 5.8 percent rise in the previous month and in line with preliminary estimates. It was the lowest inflation rate since June 2012, as prices increased at a slower pace for food, housing and utilities, clothing and footwear and recreation and cultural activities. On a monthly basis, prices went up 0.4 percent, at the same pace as in November.
Tuesday January 10 2017
Turkish Central Bank Lowers Forex Required Reserves  
Turkey’s central bank cut its forex required reserves by 50bps for all maturity brackets on Tuesday, adding $1.5 billion liquidity to the financial system, in an attempt to support the country's currency. It also reduced banks' borrowing limits to TRY 22 billion with effect from Wednesday. The move comes as the lira lost more than 5 percent of its value against the US dollar so far this year. The central bank, which raised rates for the first time since 2014 in November, is expected to hike borrowing costs when it meets on January 24th.
Tuesday January 10 2017
Swiss Jobless Rate Up to 8-Month High of 3.5% in December  
Swiss unadjusted unemployment rate increased to 3.5 percent in December of 2016, compared to a 3.3 percent in November and above market estimates of 3.3 percent. It was the highest jobless rate since April, as the number of unemployed and jobseekers went up.
Tuesday January 10 2017
Philippines Trade Gap Widens to 10-Month High  
Philippines reported a trade deficit of USD 2.57 billion in November of 2016, compared to a USD 0.98 billion gap a year earlier. It was the largest trade gap since January, as exports fell while imports rose.
Tuesday January 10 2017
China Inflation Rate Eases to 2.1% in December  
Consumer prices in China rose 2.1 percent year-on-year in December of 2016, compared to a 2.3 percent rise in November while markets expected a 2.3 percent gain. The politically sensitive food prices increased by 2.4 percent while non-food cost rose at a slower 2.0 percent. Cost of consumer goods gained 1.8 percent and those of services advanced 2.5 percent.
Monday January 09 2017
Mexico Inflation Rate At 2-Year High Of 3.36%  
Consumer prices in Mexico increased 3.36 percent year-on-year in December of 2016, following a 3.31 percent rise in November and compared to market expectations of 3.4 percent. The inflation rate accelerated for the sixth straight month, reaching the highest since December of 2014, boosted by food, housing and energy cost. The central bank expects inflation to rise toward 4 percent in 2017, partially reflecting a weaker peso.
Monday January 09 2017
Tanzania Inflation Rate at 5-Month High of 5%  
Tanzania's annual inflation rate rose to 5 percent in December of 2016 from 4.8 percent in the previous month. It was the highest inflation rate since July mainly boosted by prices of food.
Monday January 09 2017
Italy Jobless Rate At Highest Level Since June 2015  
Italy's seasonally adjusted jobless rate increased to 11.9 percent in November 2016 from an upwardly revised 11.8 percent in the previous month. It was the highest figure since June 2015, as the number of unemployed persons rose 1.9 percent while employment edged up 0.1 percent.
Monday January 09 2017
Eurozone Jobless Rate Stable At 9.8% In November  
The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in the Euro Area stood at 9.8 percent in November 2016, unchanged from the previous month and lower than 10.5 percent a year earlier. It was the lowest unemployment rate since July 2009.
Monday January 09 2017
German Trade Surplus Widens in November  
Germany posted a EUR 22.6 billion trade surplus in November of 2016, compared to a EUR 20.5 billion surplus reported a year earlier, as exports rose more than imports.
Friday January 06 2017
Canada Posts First Trade Surplus Since September 2014  
Canada's trade balance posted a surplus of CAD 0.53 billion in November of 2016, following a downwardly revised CAD 1.02 billion shortfall in the previous month and beating market expectations of a CAD 1.6 billion deficit. It was the first trade surplus since September 2014, as exports rose 4.3 percent, boosted by sales of metal and non-metallic mineral products. Imports increased 0.7 percent.
Friday January 06 2017
US Trade Gap At 9-Month High In November  
The trade gap in the United States increased by $2.9 billion to $45.2 billion in November of 2016, from a downwardly revised $42.4 billion in October and above market expectations of $42.5 billion shortfall. It was the biggest trade deficit since February. Exports fell 0.2 percent, due to lower shipments of civilian aircraft. In contrast, imports rose 1.1 percent and reached the highest level in 15 months, driven by crude oil purchases.
Friday January 06 2017
Canada Unemployment Rate Rises to 6.9%  
The jobless rate in Canada increased to 6.9 percent in December of 2016 from 6.8 percent in the previous month, in line with market expectations as more people participated in the labour market. Employment rose by 54,000 (+0.3 percent) in December, the result of gains in full-time work.
Friday January 06 2017
US Job Growth Slows in December  
Non Farm Payrolls in the US increased by 156 thousand in December of 2016, lower than upwardly revised 204 thousand in November and below market expectation of 178 thousand. Job growth occurred in health care and social assistance. Job growth totaled 2.2 million in 2016, less than the increase of 2.7 million in 2015.
Friday January 06 2017
US Unemployment Rate Rises To 4.7% In December  
US unemployment rate rose to 4.7 percent in December 2016 from a nine-year low of 4.6 percent in the previous month and in line with market expectations. The number of unemployed persons was nearly unchanged at 7.5 million while the labor force participation rate increased by 0.1 percentage point to 62.7 percent.
Friday January 06 2017
France Trade Gap Narrows to 3-Month Low in November  
France recorded a trade gap of EUR 4.40 billion in November of 2016, compared to marginally revised EUR 5.15 billion in October while market s expected a EUR 4.90 billion shortfall. It was the smallest deficit since August, as exports rose 5.3 percent to EUR 38.81 billion while imports went up 2.8 percent to EUR 43.19 billion.
Friday January 06 2017
Malaysia Trade Surplus Below Consensus in November  
Malaysia posted a MYR 9.0 billion trade surplus in November of 2016, narrowing from a MYR 10.2 billion surplus a year earlier while market expected a MYR 10.1 billion surplus, as imports rose more than exports.
Friday January 06 2017
Australia Posts First Trade Surplus in 32 Months in November  
Australia unexpectedly reported a trade surplus of AUD 1.24 billion in November of 2016, compared to a downwardly revised AUD 1.12 billion deficit in October and beating market expectations of a AUD 0.5 billion gap. It was the first trade surplus since March 2014, mainly driven by a surge in exports while imports were flat.
Thursday January 05 2017
US Services Sector Growth Remains Strong: ISM  
The ISM Non-Manufacturing PMI index came in at 57.2 in December of 2016, the same as in the previous month and above market expectations of 56.6. It is the highest figure since October of 2015 as new orders increased while business activity and employment eased and price pressures went up.
Thursday January 05 2017
US Jobless Claims Fall To Near 43-Year Low  
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits decreased by 28 thousand to 235 thousand in the week ended December 31st from the previous week's revised level of 263 thousand. The figure came in way below market expectations of 260 thousand and was close to the 233 thousand touched in mid-November, which was the lowest level since November 1973.
Thursday January 05 2017
Swiss CPI Steady After Falling For 2 Years  
Consumer prices in Switzerland were unchanged year-on-year in December of 2016, following 25 consecutive months of decline and matching market expectations. Higher prices of housing and utilities, food and restaurants and hotels were offset by falling cost of health, transport and recreation and culture. Considering full 2016, consumer prices were down 0.4 percent on average, in line with government and central bank forecasts.
Thursday January 05 2017
Philippines Inflation Rate at 2-Year High of 2.6%  
Consumer prices in Philippines rose 2.6 percent year-on-year in December 2016, following a 2.5 percent increase in November. It was the highest inflation rate since December 2014, mainly driven by a faster increase in prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages and transport while inflation was steady for housing.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Fed Shows Concerns Over Fiscal Policy Uncertainty  
The Federal Reserve might need to raise rates faster than previously anticipated as the "undershooting” of the unemployment rate might help return inflation to the 2 percent target. Policymakers emphasized their uncertainty about the timing, size, and composition of any future fiscal and other economic policy initiatives, minutes from FOMC meeting held on December 13-14 showed. The Fed last hiked the target for the federal funds rate by 25 basis points to between 0.50 percent and 0.75 percent in December.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Italy Inflation Rate At 2-1/2-Year High Of 0.5%  
Italy's consumer prices are expected to increase 0.5 percent year-on-year in December of 2016 after edging up 0.1 percent in November. It was the highest inflation rate since May of 2014, mainly driven by cost of food and energy. On a monthly basis, consumer prices are expected to rise 0.4 percent.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Irish Jobless Rate Drops To 7.2% In December  
Irish seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 7.2 percent in December 2016 from 7.3 percent in November and from 8.9 percent in the same month of the previous year. It was the lowest figure since August 2008, as the number of unemployed continued to fall.
Wednesday January 04 2017
Eurozone Inflation Rate At More Than 3-Year High Of 1.1%  
Consumer prices in the Euro Area are expected to rise 1.1 percent year-on-year in December of 2016 following a 0.6 percent increase in November. It is the highest inflation rate since September of 2013 and above market expectations of 1 percent, mainly boosted by a rebound in energy prices.
Tuesday January 03 2017
US Factory Activity Growth At 2-Year High: ISM  
The Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing PMI rose to 54.7 in December of 2016 from 53.2 in November, beating market expectations of 53.6. It is the highest reading since December of 2014 as new orders, production and employment all registered new highs for the year 2016.
Tuesday January 03 2017
US Markit Manufacturing PMI Revised Up In December  
The final Markit US Manufacturing PMI increased to 54.3 in December of 2016 from a preliminary reading of 54.2 and 54.1 in November. It is the highest value since March of 2015, boosted by rises in new orders and production volumes and the fastest upturn in payroll numbers since June of 2015.
Tuesday January 03 2017
German Inflation Rate Rises To Highest Since July 2013  
German consumer prices are expected to increase by 1.7 percent in the year to December 2016, following a 0.8 percent rise in the previous month and beating market consensus of a 1.5 percent gain. It was the highest inflation rate since July 2013, mainly boosted by a rebound in energy prices while cost of food and rents continued to grow, the preliminary estimate showed.
Tuesday January 03 2017
Germany Unemployment Rate Steady At 35-Year Low of 4.1%  
German seasonally adjusted harmonised jobless rate was unchanged at 4.1 percent in November of 2016, remaining at the lowest since February of 1981. The number of unemployed fell 0.6 percent and employment rose 0.2 percent.
Tuesday January 03 2017
France Inflation Rate at 30-Month High of 0.6% in December  
Consumer prices in France are set to rise 0.6 percent year-on-year in December of 2016, following a 0.5 percent gain in November. It was the highest inflation rate since May 2014, as an increase in prices of food, energy and services offset a drop in cost of manufactured products.
Tuesday January 03 2017
Turkish Inflation Rate at-5 Month High of 8.53% in December  
Consumer prices in Turkey increased 8.53 percent year-on-year in December of 2016, following a 7 percent rise in the previous month while market expected a 7.6 percent gain. It was the highest inflation since July, as cost of food and non-alcoholic beverages, housing, utilities and transportation increased at a faster pace.
Tuesday January 03 2017
Singapore GDP Grows 1.8% YoY In Q4  
The Singaporean economy advanced 1.8 percent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2016 after growing by an upwardly revised 1.2 percent in the previous period and above market consensus of a 0.6 percent expansion, the advance estimate showed. Considering the full year, the economy advanced 1.8 percent, exceeding the government's previous forecast of 1.0-1.5 percent expansion, but still the lowest growth since 2009.
Monday January 02 2017
Brazil Posts Record Trade Surplus In 2016  
Brazilian trade surplus decreased by 29.2 percent to USD 4.42 billion in December 2016 from USD 6.24 billion the same month of the previous year, while beating market consensus of USD 3.7 billion. For 2016, the trade surplus rose to USD 47.69 billion, its largest trade surplus on record, as exports fell less than imports amid a weaker real and a sharp recession.
Sunday January 01 2017
South Korea Trade Surplus Little Changed in December  
South Korea recorded a USD 7.0 billion trade surplus in December of 2016, compared to a USD 6.9 billion surplus a year earlier, as exports rose 6.4 percent from a year earlier to USD 45.07 billion while imports went up 7.3 percent to USD 38.07 billion, preliminary data showed.
Friday December 30 2016
Russia Inflation Rate Lowest Since June 2012  
Consumer prices in Russia increased 5.4 percent year-on-year in December of 2016, following 5.8 percent rise in the previous month and below market expectations of 5.6 percent. It was the lowest inflation rate since June 2012, according to preliminary estimates. A year ago inflation was recorded at 12.9 percent.
Friday December 30 2016
Spain Inflation Rate At Near 3-1/2-Year High Of 1.5%  
Consumer prices in Spain are expected to increase 1.5 percent year-on-year in December of 2016, following a 0.7 percent gain in the previous month. It is the fourth straight month of rising consumer prices and the highest inflation rate since August of 2013, boosted by a surge in fuel prices, namely diesel in gasoline.
Friday December 30 2016
Turkish Trade Deficit at-9 Month Low in November  
Turkey's trade deficit slightly decreased to $4.1 billion in November of 2016, compared to a $4.3 billion gap a year earlier. It was the lowest deficit since February as exports increased a 9.7 percent, mainly driven by manufacturing, mining and quarrying, and fisheries sales. While imports rose a 6 percent, led by manufacturing.
Thursday December 29 2016
South Korea Inflation Rate Steady At 1.3% In December  
South Korea's consumer prices increased by 1.3 percent year-on-year in December 2016, the same as in the previous two months and in line with market expectations. Cost of transport rebounded while prices of housing and utilities dropped. Also, cost of health and food rose at a slower pace. On a monthly basis, consumer prices edged up 0.1 percent, following a 0.1 percent drop in November and below consensus of 0.2 percent gain.
Thursday December 29 2016
Kenya Inflation Slows to 6.35% In December  
Consumer prices in Kenya increased 6.35 percent year-on-year in December of 2016, following a 6.68 percent rise in the previous month but above market expectations of a 6.24 percent gain. Prices slowed for housing and utilities and transport but food inflation rose slightly.
Thursday December 29 2016
Ghana Economy Expands 4% YoY in Q3  
The GDP in Ghana expanded 4 percent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2016, following a downwardly revised 2.3 percent growth in the preceding quarter. The expansion was boosted by the services sector and a recovery in industrial output after resumption of oil production from the Jubilee field. A year earlier, GDP growth was lower at 3.5 percent.
Thursday December 29 2016
US Jobless Claims Fall Less Than Expected  
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits decreased by 10 thousand to 265 thousand in the week ended December 24th from the previous week's unrevised level of 275 thousand. The figure came in slightly above market expectations of 264 thousand.
Thursday December 29 2016
South Africa Trade Deficit Narrows in November  
South Africa posted a trade deficit of ZAR 1.1 billion in November 2016 compared to a downwardly revised ZAR 3.91 billion deficit in October, while missing market expectations of a ZAR -0.75 billion gap. Exports rose 12.8 percent, boosted by higher sales of mineral products and precious metals and stones and imports increased by 9.2 percent, as purchases rose mainly for vehicles and transport equipment and mineral products.
Thursday December 29 2016
Brazil Unemployment Rate Up To Record High Of 11.9%  
The jobless rate in Brazil rose to 11.9 percent in the three months to November of 2016 from 11.8 percent in the previous period. It hit a new record high since the series began in 2012, in line with market expectations. The number of jobless people also reached a record high while employment rose for the first time in six months.
Thursday December 29 2016
Sweden Trade Gap Narrows 78.9% YoY In November  
The trade deficit in Sweden declined to SEK 1.1 billion in November of 2016 from a SEK 5.2 billion gap a year earlier. It is the smallest shortfall for a November month in two years as exports rose the most since June of 2015 and imports rebounded.
Thursday December 29 2016
Hong Kong Trade Deficit Widens in November  
Hong Kong's trade deficit rose by 2.9 percent to HKD 34.05 billion in November 2016 from HKD 33.09 billion the same month of the previous year. It was the lowest deficit since August as exports increased by 8.1 percent while imports rose by 7.6 percent. Considering the first eleven months of the year, the trade deficit was recorded at HKD 374.9 billion, with exports declining by 1.5 percent and imports decreasing at a faster pace 1.9 percent compared to the same period in 2015.
Tuesday December 27 2016
Japan Unemployment Rate Up To 3.1% In November  
The seasonally adjusted jobless rate in Japan rose to 3.1 percent in November of 2016, from 3 percent in the previous month and above market expectations of 3 percent. The jobs-to-applicants ratio increased to 1.41 percent from 1.4 percent, hitting a new high since July 1991.
Monday December 26 2016
Japan Inflation Rate At 1-1/2-Year High Of 0.5%  
Consumer prices in Japan increased 0.5 percent year-on-year in November of 2016, following 0.1 percent growth in the previous month. It is the highest inflation rate since May 2015, boosted by higher fresh food prices. However, core consumer prices which exclude fresh food went down 0.4 percent, the ninth straight month of annual declines and worse than market expectations of 0.3 percent drop.
Friday December 23 2016
US Consumer Sentiment At Nearly 13-Year High  
The final reading of the University of Michigan's consumer sentiment for the United States rose to 98.2 in December 2016 compared to a preliminary figure of 98 and a final 93.8 in November. It was the highest reading since January 2004, as consumers expected a favorable impact of Trump's policies on the economy.
Friday December 23 2016
US New Home Sales at 4-Month High Of 592K  
Sales of new single-family houses in the United States jumped 5.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 592,000 in November of 2016, beating market expectations of a 2.1 percent increase. It is the highest figure in four months.
Friday December 23 2016
Mexico Trade Balance Swings to Surplus in November  
Mexico recorded a trade surplus of $0.2 billion in November of 2016 compared to a trade gap of $1.6 billion a year ago, as exports advanced more than imports.
Friday December 23 2016
Mexico Unemployment Rate Falls to 3.5%  
The jobless rate in Mexico decreased to 3.5 percent in November of 2016 from 3.96 percent a year earlier. It is the lowest jobless rate for a November month since 2005. On a seasonally adjusted basis, it was steady at 3.6 percent.
Friday December 23 2016
UK GDP Annual Growth Revised Down To 2.2%  
UK's gross domestic product expanded 2.2 percent year-on-year in the third quarter of 2016, accelerating from a downwardly revised 2 percent growth in the previous period but below the second estimate of a 2.3 percent gain. It was the strongest reading since the second quarter of 2015, mainly boosted by gross fixed capital formation.
Friday December 23 2016
UK Q3 GDP Growth Revised Up To 0.6%  
The British economy advanced 0.6 percent on quarter in the three months to September of 2016, the same as in the previous period and better than the second estimate of 0.5 percent expansion. Household expenditure continued to grow while fixed investment rose at a slower pace and net external demand contributed negatively. Compared with the same period of 2015, the economy advanced 2.2 percent following a downwardly revised 2 percent expansion in the precedent quarter and missing the second estimate of 2.3 percent gain.
Friday December 23 2016
France GDP Growth Matches Expectations in Q3  
France GDP advanced 0.2 percent quarter-on-quarter in the September quarter of 2016, compared to a 0.1 percent contraction in the three months to June and in line with second estimate, final figure showed. Growth was driven by private consumption, government spending and investment while net external demand contributed negatively to the economy.
Friday December 23 2016
Dutch GDP Growth Revised Up to 0.8% in Q3  
The Dutch economy expanded 0.8 percent on quarter in the third quarter of 2016, slightly faster than a 0.7 percent growth in a preliminary figure as well as in the previous two quarters, final figure showed.
Friday December 23 2016
Singapore Inflation Rate Flat in November  
Singapore consumer prices remained unchanged on the year in November of 2016, following a 0.1 percent drop in October and in line with market consensus. The figure came off a deflationary trend for the first time in two years, as a faster increase in prices of food and a slower drop in cost of housing & utilities offset a further fall in cost of transport.
Thursday December 22 2016
US Personal Spending Rises 0.2%, Lowest In 8 Months  
Personal sending in the United States rose 0.2 percent in November from October of 2016, following an upwardly revised 0.4 percent gain in the previous period. It is the lowest rise since a flat reading in March and below market expectations of a 0.3 percent increase. Personal income was flat, the worst performance since a 0.1 percent drop in February.
Thursday December 22 2016
Canada Inflation Rate At 3-Month Low Of 1.2%  
Consumer prices in Canada increased 1.2 percent year-on-year in November of 2016, following a 1.5 percent rise in October and below market estimates of 1.4 percent. It was the lowest inflation rate since August, as cost dropped for food, clothing and footwear, and transport prices rose at a slower pace. On a monthly basis, prices fell 0.4 percent.
Thursday December 22 2016
US Durable Goods Orders Fall The Most In Over 2 Years  
New orders for US manufactured durable goods decreased by 4.6 percent month-over-month in November 2016, following a 4.8 percent gain in October and slightly better than market expectations of a 4.7 percent fall. It was the first decline in five months and the sharpest drop since August 2014, mainly dragged by transport equipment orders.
Thursday December 22 2016
US Initial Jobless Claims at 27-Week High  
The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits increased by 21 thousand to 275 thousand in the week ended December 17th from the previous week's unrevised level of 254 thousand. The figure came above market expectations of 256 thousand to hit the highest level since the week ended June 11th.
Thursday December 22 2016
US GDP Growth Rate Revised Up To 3.5% In Q3  
The US economy advanced an annualized 3.5 percent on quarter in the three months to September of 2016, up from 1.4 percent growth in the previous period and better than a 3.2 percent expansion in the second estimate. It is the highest growth rate in two years as personal consumption, investment in structures and intellectual property products and government expenditure rose faster than anticipated and exports were boosted by boom in soybean shipments.
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