January 2018 India core infra stands at 6.7%

The core infrastructure stands at 6.7% in January 2018 as against 4.2% in December 2017. The combined Index of Eight Core Industries stands at 133.1 in January, 2018, which was 6.65% higher as compared to the index of January 2017. Cement and Refinery products growth stands at 20.7% and 11% respectively in the month of January 2018.

Table 1: Sector wise trend in monthly production  (% growth)

Sector

Weight

Jan 18

Dec 17

Crude Oil

8.98

-3.2

-2.1

Natural Gas

6.88

-1.0

1.2

Petroleum Refinery Products

28.04

11

6.6

Coal

10.33

3

-0.1

Fertilizer

2.63

-1.6

3

Electricity

19.85

8.2

4.4

Cement

5.37

20.7

18.8

Steel

17.92

3.7

2.5

Overall

100

6.7

4.2

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