India | Economic Report

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Currency 61.90 61.80 68.61 7.19
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The US Dollar increased to 61.90 Indian Rupee in March from 61.80 in February of 2015.
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Stock Market 29593.73 29220.12 29681.77 113.28
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The India Stock Market (SENSEX) increased to 29593.73 Index points in March from 29220.12 Index points in February of 2015.
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Government Bond 10Y 7.75 7.72 14.76 4.96
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The India Government Bond 10Y increased to 7.75 percent in March from 7.72 percent in February of 2015.
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GDP Growth Rate 1.50 1.30 5.80 -1.90
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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in India expanded 1.50 percent in the third quarter of 2014 over the previous quarter.
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GDP Constant Prices 26916.15 25600.39 26916.15 7500.43
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GDP Constant Prices in India increased to 26916.15 INR Billion in the fourth quarter of 2014 from 25600.39 INR Billion in the third quarter of 2014.
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GDP Annual Growth Rate 7.50 8.20 11.40 -5.20
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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in India expanded 7.50 percent in the fourth quarter of 2014 over the same quarter of the previous year.
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Gross Fixed Capital Formation 7838.57 7703.53 7838.57 2021.90
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Gross Fixed Capital Formation in India increased to 7838.57 INR Billion in the fourth quarter of 2014 from 7703.53 INR Billion in the third quarter of 2014.
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Unemployment Rate 5.20 6.30 9.40 5.20
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Unemployment Rate in India decreased to 5.20 percent in 2012 from 6.30 percent in 2011.
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Labor Force Participation Rate 50.90 52.90 52.90 50.90
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Labor Force Participation Rate in India decreased to 50.90 percent in 2012 from 52.90 percent in 2011.
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Employed Persons 29650.00 28999.00 29650.00 17491.00
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The number of employed persons in India increased to 29650 Thousand in 2012 from 28999 Thousand in 2011.
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Wages 4.83 5.07 5.47 3.12
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Wages in India decreased to 4.83 INR in 2013 from 5.07 INR in 2012.
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Unemployed Persons 44.79 40.17 44.79 5.10
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The number of unemployed persons in India increased to 44.79 Million in 2012 from 40.17 Million in 2011.
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Wages In Manufacturing 6.25 6.55 6.97 3.92
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Wages In Manufacturing in India decreased to 6.25 INR in 2013 from 6.55 INR in 2012.
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Retirement Age Women 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00
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Retirement Age Women in India remained unchanged at 60 in 2014 from 60 in 2013.
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Youth Unemployment Rate 18.10 18.10 18.10
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Youth Unemployment Rate in India was recorded at 18.10 percent in 2012.
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Retirement Age Men 60.00 60.00 60.00 60.00
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Retirement Age Men in India remained unchanged at 60 in 2014 from 60 in 2013.
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Inflation Rate 5.11 5.00 11.16 4.38
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The inflation rate in India was recorded at 5.11 percent in January of 2015.
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Export Prices 312.00 284.00 312.00 100.00
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Export Prices in India increased to 312 Index Points in 2014 from 284 Index Points in 2013.
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Consumer Price Index CPI 119.40 119.40 145.50 105.00
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Consumer Price Index CPI in India remained unchanged at 119.40 Index Points in January of 2015 from 119.40 Index Points in December of 2014.
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Import Prices 518.00 459.00 518.00 100.00
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Import Prices in India increased to 518 Index Points in 2014 from 459 Index Points in 2013.
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GDP Deflator 171.30 159.30 171.30 100.00
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GDP Deflator in India increased to 171.30 Index Points in 2013 from 159.30 Index Points in 2012.
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Food Inflation 6.06 4.78 14.72 3.14
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Food Inflation in India increased to 6.06 percent in January of 2015 from 4.78 percent in December of 2014.
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Producer Prices 178.30 179.80 185.90 97.50
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Producer Prices in India decreased to 178.30 Index Points in January of 2015 from 179.80 Index Points in December of 2014.
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Inflation Rate Mom -0.41 0.21 1.77 -1.00
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The Consumer Price Index in India decreased 0.41 percent in December of 2014 over the previous month.
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Producer Prices Change -0.39 0.11 34.68 -11.31
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Producer Prices in India decreased 0.39 percent in January of 2015 over the same month in the previous year.
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Interest Rate 7.50 7.75 14.50 4.25
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The benchmark interest rate in India was last recorded at 7.50 percent.
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Central Bank Balance Sheet 12384.62 12760.50 13289.32 1624.31
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Central Bank Balance Sheet in India decreased to 12384.62 INR Billions in January of 2015 from 12760.50 INR Billions in December of 2014.
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Interbank Rate 8.23 8.31 12.97 3.10
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Interbank Rate in India decreased to 8.23 percent in January of 2015 from 8.31 percent in December of 2014.
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Foreign Exchange Reserves 334193.00 327885.00 383643.00 29048.00
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Foreign Exchange Reserves in India increased to 334193 USD Million in the week ended February 21st, 2015 from 333169 USD Million in the previous week.
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Money Supply M3 104155.85 103466.39 104155.85 123.52
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Money Supply M3 in India increased to 104155.85 INR Billion in February of 2015 from 103466.39 INR Billion in January of 2015.
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Loan Growth 10.88 11.60 42.00 5.20
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Bank Loan Growth in India increased 10.88 percent in December of 2014 over the same month of the previous year.
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Balance of Trade -8320.00 -9430.00 258.90 -20210.90
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India recorded a trade deficit of 8320 USD Million in January of 2015.
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Terms of Trade 60.20 61.90 100.00 60.20
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Terms of Trade in India decreased to 60.20 Index Points in 2014 from 61.90 Index Points in 2013.
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Exports 23880.00 25400.00 30541.44 59.01
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Exports in India decreased to 23880 USD Million in January of 2015 from 25400 USD Million in December of 2014.
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Foreign Direct Investment 3459.00 1767.00 5670.00 -60.00
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Foreign Direct Investment in India increased to 3459 USD Million in December of 2014 from 1767 USD Million in November of 2014.
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Imports 32210.00 34830.00 45281.90 117.40
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Imports in India decreased to 32210 USD Million in January of 2015 from 34830 USD Million in December of 2014.
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Remittances 11673.51 8812.42 11673.51 5999.10
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Remittances in India increased to 11673.51 USD Million in the third quarter of 2014 from 8812.42 USD Million in the second quarter of 2014.
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Current Account -10103.10 -7836.93 7360.00 -31857.20
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India recorded a Current Account deficit of 10103.10 USD Million in the third quarter of 2014.
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Tourist Arrivals 790000.00 877000.00 877000.00 129286.00
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Tourist Arrivals in India decreased to 790000 in January of 2015 from 877000 in December of 2014.
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Current Account to GDP -1.70 -4.70 1.50 -4.70
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India recorded a Current Account deficit of 1.70 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013.
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Gold Reserves 557.75 557.75 557.75 357.75
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Gold Reserves in India remained unchanged at 557.75 Tonnes in the third quarter of 2014 from 557.75 Tonnes in the second quarter of 2014.
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External Debt 455929.00 450131.00 455929.00 96392.00
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External Debt in India remained unchanged at 455929 USD Million in the third quarter of 2014 from 455929 USD Million in the third quarter of 2014.
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Crude Oil Production 774.00 757.00 813.00 526.00
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Crude Oil Production in India increased to 774 BBL/D/1K in October of 2014 from 757 BBL/D/1K in September of 2014.
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Government Budget -4.50 -4.90 -2.04 -7.80
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India recorded a Government Budget deficit equal to 4.50 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in the fiscal year 2013/2014.
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Government Spending 2854.48 3286.95 3286.95 735.82
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Government Spending in India decreased to 2854.48 INR Billion in the fourth quarter of 2014 from 3286.95 INR Billion in the third quarter of 2014.
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Government Debt to GDP 67.72 66.60 84.30 66.60
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India recorded a Government Debt to GDP of 67.72 percent of the country's Gross Domestic Product in 2013.
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Credit Rating 47.12
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Standard & Poors credit rating for India stands at BBB-. Moodys rating for India sovereign debt is Baa3. Fitchs credit rating for India is BBB-.
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Government Budget Value -5323.81 -5251.34 -94.06 -5992.99
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India recorded a government budget deficit of 5323.81 INR Billion in December of 2014.
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Business Confidence 57.40 53.70 71.80 45.70
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Business Confidence in India increased to 57.40 in the third quarter of 2014 from 53.70 in the second quarter of 2014.
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Changes in Inventories 379.14 396.31 597.31 184.29
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Changes in Inventories in India decreased to 379.14 INR Billion in the fourth quarter of 2014 from 396.31 INR Billion in the third quarter of 2014.
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Manufacturing PMI 51.20 52.90 55.00 48.50
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Manufacturing PMI in India decreased to 51.20 in February of 2015 from 52.90 in January of 2015.
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Car Registrations 224030.00 226378.00 304900.00 6508.00
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Car Registrations in India decreased to 224030 Cars in January of 2015 from 226378 Cars in December of 2014.
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Services PMI 53.90 52.40 57.50 44.60
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Services PMI in India increased to 53.90 Index Points in February of 2015 from 52.40 Index Points in January of 2015.
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Industrial Production Mom 4.49 -5.63 14.94 -14.26
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Industrial Production in India increased 4.49 percent in November of 2014 over the previous month.
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Industrial Production 1.70 3.90 20.00 -7.20
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Industrial Production in India increased 1.70 percent in December of 2014 over the same month in the previous year. Manufacturing rose 2.1 percent and electricity production went up 4.8 percent while mining output shrank 3.2 percent.
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Mining Production -3.16 3.88 13.00 -7.70
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Mining Production in India decreased 3.16 percent in December of 2014 over the same month of the previous year.
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Manufacturing Production 2.10 3.10 24.30 -9.10
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Manufacturing Production in India increased 2.10 percent in December of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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Consumer Confidence 129.00 126.00 131.00 92.00
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Consumer Confidence in India increased to 129 in the fourth quarter of 2014 from 126 in the third quarter of 2014.
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Personal Savings 22124.14 20547.37 22124.14 6.34
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Personal Savings in India increased to 22124.14 INR Billion in 2013 from 20547.37 INR Billion in 2012.
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Consumer Spending 15338.82 14645.01 15338.82 4469.88
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Consumer Spending in India increased to 15338.82 INR Billion in the fourth quarter of 2014 from 14645.01 INR Billion in the third quarter of 2014.
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Bank Lending Rate 10.25 10.25 20.00 8.00
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Bank Lending Rate in India remained unchanged at 10.25 percent in February of 2015 from 10.25 percent in January of 2015.
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Disposable Personal Income 80663730.00 71787870.00 80663730.00 91540.00
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Disposable Personal Income in India increased to 80663730 INR Million in 2012 from 71787870 INR Million in 2011.
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Gasoline Prices 0.98 0.99 1.34 0.48
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Gasoline Prices in India decreased to 0.98 USD/Liter in February of 2015 from 0.99 USD/Liter in January of 2015.
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Corporate Tax Rate 33.99 33.99 38.95 32.44
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The Corporate Tax Rate in India stands at 33.99 percent.
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Social Security Rate 24.00 24.00 24.00 24.00
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The Social Security Rate in India stands at 24 percent.
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Personal Income Tax Rate 33.99 33.99 33.99 30.00
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The Personal Income Tax Rate in India stands at 33.99 percent.
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Social Security Rate For Companies 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00
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The Social Security Rate For Companies in India stands at 12 percent.
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Sales Tax Rate 12.36 12.36 12.50 12.36
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The Sales Tax Rate in India stands at 12.36 percent.
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Social Security Rate For Employees 12.00 12.00 12.00 12.00
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The Social Security Rate For Employees in India stands at 12 percent.
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Housing Index 233.00 229.00 233.00 181.00
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Housing Index in India increased to 233 Index Points in the second quarter of 2014 from 229 Index Points in the first quarter of 2014.

This page includes a list of key economic indicators for India. 3/5/2015