India's industrial production slumped 8.0 percent from a year earlier in August 2020, following a revised 10.8 percent tumble in the previous month and compared to market expectations of a 7.5 percent contraction. Output declined for all sectors: manufacturing (-8.6 percent vs -11.6 percent in July); mining (-9.8 percent vs -12.8 percent); and electricity (-1.8 percent vs -2.5 percent).

Industrial Production in India averaged 5.54 percent from 1994 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 19.90 percent in November of 2006 and a record low of -57.30 percent in April of 2020. This page provides - India Industrial Production - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. India Industrial Production - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2020.

Industrial Production in India is expected to be 6.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Industrial Production in India to stand at 6.70 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the India Industrial Production is projected to trend around 4.50 percent in 2021, according to our econometric models.

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India Industrial Production

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-8.00 -10.80 19.90 -57.30 1994 - 2020 percent Monthly
2011-2012=100, NSA


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-05-12 12:00 PM Mar -16.7% 4.6% -8.7% -8.3%
2020-08-11 12:00 PM Jun -16.6% -33.9% -20% -18.4%
2020-09-11 12:15 PM Jul -10.4% -15.8% -11.5% -15%
2020-10-12 12:00 PM Aug -8.0% -10.8% -7.5% -7%
2020-11-12 12:00 PM Sep -8.0% -5.5%
2020-12-11 12:00 PM Oct


News Stream
India Industrial Output Falls More than Forecast
India's industrial production slumped 8.0 percent from a year earlier in August 2020, following a revised 10.8 percent tumble in the previous month and compared to market expectations of a 7.5 percent contraction. Output declined for all sectors: manufacturing (-8.6 percent vs -11.6 percent in July); mining (-9.8 percent vs -12.8 percent); and electricity (-1.8 percent vs -2.5 percent).
2020-10-12
India Industrial Output Shrinks for 5th Month
Industrial production in India shrank 10.4 percent year-on-year in July of 2020, following a downwardly revised 15.8 percent fall in June and compared to forecasts of an 11.5 percent drop. It marks the fifth straight month of falling industrial output due to the coronavirus pandemic and a prolonged lockdown. Manufacturing went down 11.1 percent, mining sank 13 percent and electricity output declined 2.5 percent. Considering April to July, industrial output plunged 29.2 percent.
2020-09-11
India Industrial Output Contracts Sharply in June
India's industrial production slumped by 16.6 percent from a year earlier in June 2020, following a 33.9 percent plunge in the previous month and compared to market expectations of a 20.0 percent contraction. Manufacturing production shrank by 17.1 percent, mining output was down 19.8 percent and electricity supply dropped 10.0 percent. From April to June, industrial production tumbled 35.9 percent.
2020-08-11
India Industrial Output Falls the Most on Record
India's industrial production plunged 16.7 percent year-on-year in March 2020, the steepest decline since records began in 1994 and much worse than market expectations of an 8.7 percent tumble, as the COVID-19 pandemic forced many businesses to close. Manufacturing production contracted at a record pace (-20.6 percent vs 3.1 percent) and electricity output also fell (-6.8 percent vs 11.5 percent). Mining output, however, was unchanged, after growing by 9.7 percent in February.
2020-05-12

India Industrial Production
In India, industrial production measures the output of businesses integrated in industrial sector of the economy such as manufacturing, mining, and utilities. In India, manufacturing accounts for 77.6 percent of total output, mining for 14.4 percent and electricity for 8 percent.