India | Economic Report

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Currency 62.58 61.80 68.61 7.19
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The US Dollar increased to 62.58 Indian Rupee in March from 61.80 in February of 2015.
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Stock Market 27957.49 29220.12 29681.77 113.28
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The India Stock Market (SENSEX) decreased to 27957.49 Index points in March from 29220.12 Index points in February of 2015.
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Government Bond 10Y 7.73 7.72 14.76 4.96
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The India Government Bond 10Y increased to 7.73 percent in March from 7.72 percent in February of 2015.
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GDP Growth Rate 1.60 2.20 5.80 -1.90
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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in India expanded 1.60 percent in the fourth 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 4.90 5.20 9.40 4.90
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Unemployment Rate in India decreased to 4.90 percent in 2013 from 5.20 percent in 2012.
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Labor Force Participation Rate 52.50 50.90 52.90 50.90
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Labor Force Participation Rate in India increased to 52.50 percent in 2013 from 50.90 percent in 2012.
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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 12.90 18.10 18.10 12.90
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Youth Unemployment Rate in India decreased to 12.90 percent in 2013 from 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 5.37 5.19 11.16 4.38
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The inflation rate in India was recorded at 5.37 percent in February 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 119.70 119.50 120.30 86.81
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Consumer Price Index CPI in India increased to 119.70 Index Points in February of 2015 from 119.50 Index Points in January of 2015.
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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 6.79 6.06 14.72 3.14
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Food Inflation in India increased to 6.79 percent in February of 2015 from 6.06 percent in January of 2015.
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Producer Prices 175.80 178.30 185.90 97.50
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Producer Prices in India decreased to 175.80 Index Points in February of 2015 from 178.30 Index Points in January of 2015.
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Inflation Rate Mom 0.17 0.08 1.77 -1.00
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The Consumer Price Index in India increased 0.17 percent in February of 2015 over the previous month.
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Producer Prices Change -2.06 -0.39 34.68 -11.31
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Producer Prices in India decreased 2.06 percent in February 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 13056.58 12384.62 13289.32 1624.31
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Central Bank Balance Sheet in India increased to 13056.58 INR Billions in February of 2015 from 12384.62 INR Billions in January of 2015.
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Interbank Rate 8.39 8.23 12.97 3.10
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Interbank Rate in India increased to 8.39 percent in February of 2015 from 8.23 percent in January of 2015.
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Foreign Exchange Reserves 339990.00 338079.00 383643.00 29048.00
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Foreign Exchange Reserves in India decreased to 339990 USD Million in the week ended March 27th, 2015 from 335729 USD Million in the previous week.
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Money Supply M3 105321.20 104155.85 105321.20 123.52
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Money Supply M3 in India increased to 105321.20 INR Billion in March of 2015 from 104155.85 INR Billion in February of 2015.
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Loan Growth 10.20 10.40 18.70 9.70
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Loan Growth in India increased 10.20 percent in the two weeks ending March 21st, 2015 over the same period of the previous year.
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Balance of Trade -6847.00 -8322.00 258.90 -20210.90
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India recorded a trade deficit of 6847 USD Million in February of 2015.
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Foreign Direct Investment 5502.00 3968.00 5670.00 -60.00
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Foreign Direct Investment in India increased to 5502 USD Million in January of 2015 from 3968 USD Million in December of 2014.
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Exports 21545.33 23883.60 30541.44 59.01
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Exports in India decreased to 21545.33 USD Million in February of 2015 from 23883.60 USD Million in January of 2015.
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Remittances 12293.40 11673.51 12293.40 5999.10
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Remittances in India increased to 12293.40 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2014 from 11673.51 USD Million in the third quarter of 2014.
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Imports 28392.30 32205.60 45281.90 117.40
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Imports in India decreased to 28392.30 USD Million in February of 2015 from 32205.60 USD Million in January of 2015.
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Tourist Arrivals 761000.00 790000.00 877000.00 129286.00
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Tourist Arrivals in India decreased to 761000 in February of 2015 from 790000 in January of 2015.
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Current Account -8226.25 -10105.90 7360.00 -31857.20
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India recorded a Current Account deficit of 8226.25 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2014.
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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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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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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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External Debt 461943.00 455929.00 461943.00 96392.00
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External Debt in India increased to 461943 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2014 from 455929 USD Million in the third quarter of 2014.
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Capital Flows -45.30 -14.32 766.96 -271.46
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Capital Flows in India decreased to -45.30 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2014 from -14.32 USD Million in the third quarter of 2014.
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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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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 -6025.34 -5681.39 -94.06 -6025.34
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India recorded a government budget deficit of 6025.34 INR Billion in February of 2015.
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Business Confidence 56.40 56.20 71.80 45.70
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Business Confidence in India increased to 56.40 in the first quarter of 2015 from 56.20 in the fourth 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 225854.00 224030.00 304900.00 123.90
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Car Registrations in India increased to 225854 Cars in February of 2015 from 224030 Cars in January of 2015.
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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 1.83 9.00 14.94 -14.26
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Industrial Production in India increased 1.83 percent in January of 2015 over the previous month.
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Industrial Production 2.60 3.20 20.00 -7.20
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Industrial Production in India increased 2.60 percent in January of 2015 over the same month in the previous year. Manufacturing rose 3.3 percent and electricity production expanded 2.7 percent while mining output shrank 2.8 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 3.30 3.80 24.30 -9.10
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Manufacturing Production in India increased 3.30 percent in January of 2015 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 March of 2015 from 10.25 percent in February 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 0.97 0.98 1.34 0.48
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Gasoline Prices in India decreased to 0.97 USD/Liter in March of 2015 from 0.98 USD/Liter in February 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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Construction Output 1.40 1.83 11.66 -0.26
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Construction output in India increased 1.40 percent in February of 2015 over the same month in the previous year.
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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. 4/2/2015