Quick Estimates of Index of Industrial production and Use-Based Index for the Month of May, 2018 (BASE 2011-12=100)

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The Quick Estimates of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) with base 2011-12 for the month of May 2018 stands at 128.8, which is 3.2 percent higher as compared to the level in the month of May 2017. The cumulative growth for the period April-May 2018 over the corresponding period of the previous year stands at 4.0 percent.

2.        The Indices of Industrial Production for the Mining, Manufacturing and Electricity sectors for the month of May 2018 stand at 107.5, 129.1 and 164.7 respectively, with the corresponding growth rates of 5.7 percent, 2.8 percent and 4.2 percent as compared to May 2017 (Statement I). The cumulative growth in these three sectors during April-May 2018 over the corresponding period of 2017 has been 4.9 percent, 4.0 percent and 3.1 percent respectively.

3.        In terms of industries, thirteen out of the twenty three industry groups (as per 2-digit NIC-2008) in the manufacturing sector have shown positive growth during the month of May 2018 as compared to the corresponding month of the previous year (Statement II). The industry group ‘Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products’ has shown the highest positive growth of 27.0 percent followed by 21.1 percent in ‘Manufacture of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers’ and 13.2 percent in ‘Manufacture of furniture’. On the other hand, the industry group ‘Other manufacturing’ has shown the highest negative growth of (-) 31.9 percent followed by (-) 15.6 percent in ‘Manufacture of tobacco products’ and (-) 12.8 percent in ‘Manufacture of wearing apparel’.

4.        As per Use-based classification, the growth rates in May 2018 over May 2017 are 5.7 percent in Primary goods, 7.6 percent in Capital goods, 0.9 percent in Intermediate goods and 4.9 percent in Infrastructure/ Construction Goods (Statement III).  The Consumer durables and Consumer non-durables have recorded growth of 4.3 percent and (-) 2.6 percent respectively.

5.        Details of item groups exhibiting larger variations in production in absolute terms and weighted terms in Statement IV.

6.        Along with the Quick Estimates of IIP for the month of May 2018, the indices for April 2018 have undergone the first revision and those for February 2018 have undergone the final revision in the light of the updated data received from the source agencies.

7.        Statements giving Quick Estimates of the Index of Industrial Production at Sectoral, 2-digit level of National Industrial Classification (NIC-2008) and by Use-based classification for the month of May 2018, along with the growth rates over the corresponding month of the previous year including the cumulative indices are enclosed.

8.        Release of the Index for June 2018 will be on Friday, 10 August 2018.

Note: –

  1. This Press release information is also available at the Website of the Ministry – http://www.mospi.nic.in
  2. Press release in Hindi follows and shall be available at: http://mospi.nic.in/hi

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