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Indian Economy

New Highs: India-UK Ties Post Covid To Strengthen Economic Partnership, Says Report

Feb 21, 2021 PTI

FDI inflow from the UK to India for a particular year increased from USD 898 million in 2015-16 to USD 1,422 million in 2019-20, observed the report

Infra Ownership Shift From Public To Private Key For India's Growth

Feb 18, 2021 Hemant Daga

Globally, institutional investors own around 30 – 50% of operating infrastructure assets, while in India, such ownership is woefully low at less than 5%.

India's Post-Covid Economy Expected To Grow At 7.3% In 2021: UN

India's economic growth is forecast to be 7.3 per cent in 2021, the fastest-growing major economy with only China coming in a close second

World Watching Indian V-Shaped Economic Recovery, Successful Vaccine Drive: Amit Shah

Jan 21, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Union government now expects the GDP to close FY21 with a contraction of 7.7%.

How Farm Sector Salvaged India’s GDP

During July-September 2020, despite the GDP registering a negative output, the farm sector grew by a healthy and robust positive 3.4%

10 January, 2021

Indian Economy Charting V-Shaped Recovery In 2021: Industry Body Assocham

Outlook Web Bureau

India's GDP is estimated to contract by a record 7.7 per cent during 2020-21 as the Covid-19 pandemic severely hit the key manufacturing and services segments

09 January, 2021

Determined Efforts Needed To Bring Country’s Economy Back On Track: Vice President


Last year, India rose to the occasion as one collective entity in handling the pandemic with considerable results, Naidu said.

06 January, 2021

Rupee Settles 6 Paise Higher At 73.11 Against US Dollar


At the interbank forex market, the domestic unit opened at 73.16 against the US dollar and witnessed an intra-day high of 73.05 and a low of 73.19.

05 January, 2021

Indian Economy Likely To Contract By 9.6 Percent In 2020-21: World Bank


‘In India, growth is expected to recover to 5.4 per cent in 2021,’ the World Bank said

02 January, 2021

India's Trade Deficit Widens To $15.71 Bn, Exports Slip Marginally


The trade deficit in December widened to USD 15.71 billion, as imports grew by 7.6 per cent to USD 42.6 billion

31 December, 2020

Labour Ministry Notifies Provident Fund Rate Of 8.5% After Nod From Finance Ministry


Earlier in September, the EPFO had decided to split 8.5 per cent interest into two instalments of 8.15 per cent and 0.35 per cent


28 December, 2020

Rupee Settles 6 Paise Higher At 73.49 Against US Dollar


At the interbank forex market, the domestic unit opened at 73.52 against the US dollar and witnessed an intra-day high of 73.47 and a low of 73.61.

28 December, 2020

Wait And Watch: Prices Of TV, Electric Appliances Likely To Shoot By 10% From January


There is excess demand because of work from home and there is limited supply because factories were not running at full capacity, says Sony India's Managing Director

27 December, 2020

New GST Payment Rule Will Not Affect MSMEs, Small Dealers


The new rule has been implemented to check the use of fake invoices that claim credit for tax paid on non-existent or highly inflated input cost.

26 December, 2020

India To Surpass UK To Become 5th Largest Economy By 2025: Report


The Indian economy will expand by 9 per cent in 2021 and by 7 per cent in 2022, the Centre for Economics and Business Research (CEBR) said

25 December, 2020

Manufacturing Firms Record Mild Contraction In Sales At 4.3% In Q2 FY21: RBI


Profit margins improved across manufacturing and services companies on account of a rise in profit from cost saving.

17 December, 2020

Agri, Pharma Exports Grew During Covid-19 Pandemic: Commerce Secretary


India's exports dipped 8.74 per cent on a yearly basis in November


13 December, 2020

Nirmala Sitharaman Reviews Progress Of Three Aatmanirbhar Bharat Packages


Three tranches of Aatmanirbhar Bharat Packages were announced during the lockdown to keep economic sectors afloat

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Passengers carry luggage at the airport in Barcelona, Spain.

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