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September core sector output up 5%

September core sector output up 5%

India Blooms News Service | 01 Nov 2016, 12:17 am
New Delhi, Oct 31 (IBNS): The combined Index of Eight Core Industries stands at 176.1 in September, 2016, which was 5 % higher compared to the index of September, 2015, read a government data released on Monday.

Its cumulative growth during April to September, 2016-17 was 4.6 %.

Coal production (weight: 4.38 %) declined by 5.8 % in September, 2016 over September, 2015. Its cumulative index during April to September, 2016-17 increased by 1.2 % over corresponding period of previous year.

Crude Oil production (weight: 5.22 %) declined by 4.1 % in September, 2016 over September, 2015. Its cumulative index during April to September, 2016-17 declined by 3.3 % over the corresponding period of previous year.

The Natural Gas production (weight: 1.71 %) declined by 5.5 % in September, 2016 over September, 2015. Its cumulative index during April to September, 2016-17 declined by 4.4 % over the corresponding period of previous year.

Petroleum Refinery production (weight: 5.94%) increased by 9.3 % in September, 2016 over September, 2015. Its cumulative index during April to September, 2016-17 increased by 7.9 % over the corresponding period of previous year.

Fertilizer production (weight: 1.25%) increased by 2.0 % in September, 2016 over September, 2015. Its cumulative index during April to September, 2016-17 increased by 5.6 % over the corresponding period of previous year.

Steel production (weight: 6.68%) increased by 16.3 % in September, 2016 over September, 2015. Its cumulative index during April to September, 2016-17 increased by 7.2 % over the corresponding period of previous year.

Cement production (weight: 2.41%) increased by 5.5 % in September, 2016 over September, 2015. Its cumulative index during April to September, 2016-17 increased by 4.5 % over the corresponding period of previous year.

Electricity generation (weight: 10.32%) increased by 2.2 % in September, 2016 over September, 2015. Its cumulative index during April to September, 2016-17 increased by 5.1 % over the corresponding period of previous year.

September core sector output up 5%

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