India | Economic Report

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Currency 61.28 61.94 68.61 7.19
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The US Dollar increased to 61.02 Indian Rupee in September from 60.68 in August of 2014.
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Stock Market 26851.05 26630.51 27319.85 113.28
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The India Stock Market (SENSEX) decreased to 26349.33 Index points in October from 26630.51 Index points in September of 2014.
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Government Bond 10Y 8.35 8.51 14.76 4.96
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The India Government Bond 10Y decreased to 8.35 percent in October from 8.51 percent in September of 2014.
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GDP Growth Rate 1.20 1.90 5.80 -1.90
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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in India expanded 1.20 percent in the second quarter of 2014 over the previous quarter.
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GDP Constant Prices 17166.18 15926.37 17166.18 7500.43
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GDP Constant Prices in India increased to 17166.18 INR Billion in the first quarter of 2014 from 15926.37 INR Billion in the fourth quarter of 2013.
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GDP Annual Growth Rate 5.70 4.60 11.40 -5.20
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The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in India expanded 5.70 percent in the second quarter of 2014 over the same quarter of the previous year.
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Gross Fixed Capital Formation 5356.22 5037.10 5356.22 2021.90
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Gross Fixed Capital Formation in India increased to 5356.22 INR Billion in the first quarter of 2014 from 5037.10 INR Billion in the fourth quarter of 2013.
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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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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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Employed Persons 28999.00 28708.00 28999.00 17491.00
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The number of employed persons in India increased to 28999 Thousand in 2011 from 28708 Thousand in 2010.
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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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Unemployed Persons 39963.00 39974.00 41750.00 24861.00
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The number of unemployed persons in India decreased to 39963 Thousand in 2009 from 39974 Thousand in 2007.
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Inflation Rate 6.46 7.73 11.16 6.46
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The inflation rate in India was recorded at 6.46 percent in September of 2014.
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Producer Prices Change 2.38 3.74 34.68 -11.31
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Producer Prices in India decreased 2.38 percent in September of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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Consumer Price Index CPI 145.00 145.00 145.00 105.00
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Consumer Price Index CPI in India remained unchanged at 145 Index Points in September of 2014 from 145 Index Points in August of 2014.
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Export Prices 284.00 268.00 284.00 100.00
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Export Prices in India increased to 284 Index Points in 2013 from 268 Index Points in 2012.
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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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Import Prices 459.00 425.00 459.00 100.00
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Import Prices in India increased to 459 Index Points in 2013 from 425 Index Points in 2012.
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Producer Prices 185.00 185.70 185.70 97.50
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Producer Prices in India decreased to 185 Index Points in September of 2014 from 185.70 Index Points in August of 2014.
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Food Inflation 7.56 9.16 14.72 4.11
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Food Inflation in India decreased to 7.56 percent in September of 2014 from 9.16 percent in August of 2014.
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Interest Rate 8.00 8.00 14.50 4.25
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The benchmark interest rate in India was last recorded at 8 percent.
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Central Bank Balance Sheet 12830.55 12405.96 13289.32 1624.31
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Central Bank Balance Sheet in India increased to 12830.55 INR Billions in July of 2014 from 12405.96 INR Billions in June of 2014.
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Interbank Rate 8.65 8.52 12.97 3.10
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Interbank Rate in India increased to 8.65 percent in July of 2014 from 8.52 percent in June of 2014.
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Foreign Exchange Reserves 313682.00 314118.50 383643.00 29048.00
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Foreign Exchange Reserves in India increased to 313682.4 USD Million in the week ended October 17th 2014 from 312736.8 USD Million in the previous week.
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Money Supply M3 98060.68 97538.48 98060.68 123.52
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Money Supply M3 in India increased to 98060.68 INR Billion in July of 2014 from 97538.48 INR Billion in June of 2014.
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Loan Growth 9.81 10.27 42.00 5.20
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Bank Loan Growth in India increased 9.81 percent in September of 2014 over the same month of the previous year.
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Balance of Trade -14247.42 -10838.56 258.90 -20210.90
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India recorded a trade deficit of 14247.42 USD Million in September of 2014. The country's trade gap widened 132.7 percent over the same month of the previous year, reaching the highest deficit in sixteen months. Imports increased 26 percent year-on-year driven by a 449.7 percent surge in gold purchases and exports rose 2.73 percent.
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Terms of Trade 62.00 63.00 100.00 62.00
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Terms of Trade in India decreased to 62 Index Points in 2013 from 63 Index Points in 2012.
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Exports 28903.28 26958.22 30541.44 59.01
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Exports in India increased to 28903.28 USD Million in September of 2014 from 26958.22 USD Million in August of 2014. Year-on-year, exports rose 2.73 percent in September of 2014.
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Foreign Direct Investment 2390.00 4753.00 5670.00 -60.00
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Foreign Direct Investment in India decreased to 2390 USD Million in June of 2014 from 4753 USD Million in May of 2014.
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Imports 43150.70 37796.82 45281.90 117.40
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Imports in India increased to 43150.70 USD Million in September of 2014 from 37796.82 USD Million in August of 2014. Year-on-year, imports rose 25.96 percent in September of 2014, driven by a 449.7 percent surge in imports of gold and a 105.6 percent rise in imports of metalliferous ores and other minerals.
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Remittances 9574.31 10010.16 10010.16 5999.10
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Remittances in India decreased to 9574.31 USD Million in the first quarter of 2014 from 10010.16 USD Million in the fourth quarter of 2013.
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Current Account -7.80 -1.20 7.36 -31.86
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India recorded a Current Account deficit of 7.80 USD Billion in the second quarter of 2014.
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Tourist Arrivals 572000.00 492000.00 800000.00 129286.00
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Tourist Arrivals in India increased to 572000 in July of 2014 from 492000 in June 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 second quarter of 2014 from 557.75 Tonnes in the first quarter of 2014.
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External Debt 390048.00 345819.00 390048.00 75858.00
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External Debt in India increased to 390048 USD Million in 2013 from 345819 USD Million in 2012.
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Crude Oil Production 778.00 761.00 813.00 526.00
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Crude Oil Production in India increased to 778 BBL/D/1K in June of 2014 from 761 BBL/D/1K in May 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 1774.32 1899.51 1899.51 735.82
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Government Spending in India decreased to 1774.32 INR Billion in the first quarter of 2014 from 1899.51 INR Billion in the fourth quarter of 2013.
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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 -2978.59 -2408.37 -94.06 -5992.99
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India recorded a government budget deficit of 2978.59 INR Billion in June 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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Manufacturing Production -1.40 -1.00 24.30 -9.10
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Manufacturing Production in India decreased 1.40 percent in August of 2014 over the same month in the previous year.
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Manufacturing PMI 51.00 52.40 55.00 48.50
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Manufacturing PMI in India decreased to 51 in September of 2014 from 52.40 in August of 2014.
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Changes in Inventories 289.07 268.21 597.31 184.29
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Changes in Inventories in India increased to 289.07 INR Billion in the first quarter of 2014 from 268.21 INR Billion in the fourth quarter of 2013.
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Services PMI 51.60 50.60 57.50 44.60
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Services PMI in India increased to 51.60 Index Points in September of 2014 from 50.60 Index Points in August of 2014.
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Car Registrations 221861.00 214337.00 304900.00 6508.00
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Car Registrations in India increased to 221861 Cars in September of 2014 from 214337 Cars in August of 2014.
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Industrial Production 0.40 0.40 20.00 -7.20
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Industrial Production in India grew only 0.40 percent in August of 2014 over the same month in the previous year as consumer demand and investments weakened.
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Consumer Confidence 128.00 121.00 131.00 92.00
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Consumer Confidence in India increased to 128 in the second quarter of 2014 from 121 in the first 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 9784.52 9833.86 9833.86 4469.88
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Consumer Spending in India decreased to 9784.52 INR Billion in the first quarter of 2014 from 9833.86 INR Billion in the fourth quarter of 2013.
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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 August of 2014 from 10.25 percent in July of 2014.
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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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Corporate Tax Rate 34.00 33.99 34.00 32.44
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The Corporate Tax Rate in India stands at 34 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.

This page includes a list of key economic indicators for India. 10/25/2014