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Core Industries | PIB Summary

The Core Industries are covered by the Index of Industrial Production (IPP)

Core Industries  | About the IIP

  • The Eight Core Industries comprise nearly 38 % of the weight of items included in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP).
  • The combined Index of Eight Core Industries stands at 180.1 in February, 2017, which was 1.0 % higher compared to the index of February, 2016. Its cumulative growth during April to February, 2016-17 was 4.4 %.

Core Industries | Summary

Coal

Coal production (weight: 4.38 %) increased by 7.1 % in February, 2017 over February, 2016. Its cumulative index during April to February, 2016-17 increased by 2.8 % over corresponding period of previous year.

 Crude Oil

Crude Oil production (weight: 5.22 %) declined by 3.4 % in February, 2017 over February, 2016. Its cumulative index during April to February, 2016-17 declined by 2.8 % over the corresponding period of previous year.

Natural Gas

The Natural Gas production (weight: 1.71 %) declined by 1.7 % in February, 2017 over February, 2016. Its cumulative index during April to February, 2016-17 declined by 1.9 % over the corresponding period of previous year.

Refinery Products (93% of Crude Throughput)

Petroleum Refinery production (weight: 5.94%) declined by 2.3 % in February, 2017 over February, 2016. Its cumulative index during April to February, 2016-17 increased by 5.9 % over the corresponding period of previous year.

Fertilizers

Fertilizer production (weight: 1.25%) declined by 5.3 % in February, 2017 over February, 2016. Its cumulative index during April to February, 2016-17 increased by 2.1 % over the corresponding period of previous year.

Steel (Alloy + Non-Alloy)

Steel production (weight: 6.68%) increased by 8.7 % in February, 2017 over February, 2016. Its cumulative index during April to February, 2016-17 increased by 9.1 % over the corresponding period of previous year.

Cement

Cement production (weight: 2.41%) declined by 15.8 % in February, 2017 over February, 2016. Its cumulative index during April to February, 2016-17 declined by 0.7 % over the corresponding period of previous year.

Electricity

Electricity generation (weight: 10.32%) increased by 1.5 % in February, 2017 over February, 2016. Its cumulative index during April to February, 2016-17 increased by 5.0 % over the corresponding period of previous year.

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