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Index of eight core industries of base: 2011-12=100 for August 2019

Delhi: The summary of the Index of Eight Core Industries (base: 2011-12) is given at the AnnexureThe Eight Core Industries comprise 40.27 per cent of the weight of items included in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP). The combined Index of Eight Core Industries stood at 128.2 in August 2019, which declined by 0.5 per cent as compared to the index of August 2018. Its cumulative growth from April to August 2019-20 was 2.4 per cent.

Coal

Coal production (weight: 10.33 per cent) declined by 8.6 per cent in August 2019 over August 2018. Its cumulative index declined by 0.2 per cent during April to August 2019-20 over the corresponding period of the previous year.

Crude Oil

Crude Oil production (weight: 8.98 per cent) declined by 5.4 per cent in August 2019 over August 2018. Its cumulative index declined by 6.1 per cent during April to August 2019-20 over the corresponding period of the previous year.

Natural Gas

The Natural Gas production (weight: 6.88 per cent) declined by 3.9 per cent in August 2019 over August 2018. Its cumulative index declined by 1.5 per cent during April to August 2019-20 over the corresponding period of the previous year.

Refinery Products

Petroleum Refinery production (weight: 28.04 per cent) increased by 2.6 per cent in August 2019 over August 2018. Its cumulative index declined by 1.1 per cent during April to August 2019-20 over the corresponding period of the previous year.

Fertilizers

Fertilizers production (weight: 2.63 per cent) increased by 2.9 per cent in August 2019 over August 2018. Its cumulative index increased by 0.3 per cent during April to August 2019-20 over the corresponding period of the previous year.

Steel

Steel production (weight: 17.92 per cent) increased by 5.0 per cent in August 2019 over August 2018. Its cumulative index increased by 9.7 per cent during April to August 2019-20 over the corresponding period of the previous year.

Cement

Cement production (weight: 5.37 per cent) declined by 4.9 per cent in August 2019 over August 2018. Its cumulative index increased by 1.3 per cent during April to August 2019-20 over the corresponding period of the previous year.

Electricity

Electricity generation (weight: 19.85 per cent) declined by 2.9 per cent in August 2019 over August 2018. Its cumulative index increased by 4.6 per cent during April to August 2019-20 over the corresponding period of the previous year.

Note 1: Data for June 2019, July 2019 and August 2019 are provisional.

Note 2: Since April 2014, Electricity generation data from Renewable sources are also included.

Note 3: The industry-wise weights indicated above are individual industry weight derived from IIP and blown up on a pro-rata basis to a combined weight of ICI equal to 100.

Note 4: Since March 2019, a new steel product called Hot Rolled Pickled and Oiled (HRPO) under the item ‘Cold Rolled (CR) coils’ within the production of finished steel has also been included.

Note 5: Release of the index for September 2019 will be on Thursday, 31st October 2019.

Annexure

Performance of Eight Core Industries

Yearly Index & Growth Rate

Base Year: 2011-12=100

 

Index

Sector Weight 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 Apr-Aug 2018-19 Apr-Aug 2019-20
Coal 10.3335 104.2 112.6 118.0 121.8 124.9 134.1 115.2 115.0
Crude Oil 8.9833 99.2 98.4 97.0 94.5 93.7 89.8 92.1 86.5
Natural Gas 6.8768 74.5 70.5 67.2 66.5 68.4 69.0 68.4 67.4
Refinery Products 28.0376 108.6 108.8 114.1 119.7 125.2 129.1 129.3 127.8
Fertilizers 2.6276 98.1 99.4 106.4 106.6 106.6 107.0 105.5 105.7
Steel 17.9166 115.8 121.7 120.2 133.1 140.5 147.7 141.9 155.7
Cement 5.3720 111.5 118.1 123.5 122.0 129.7 147.0 143.1 144.9
Electricity 19.8530 110.3 126.6 133.8 141.6 149.2 156.9 161.5 168.9
Overall Index 100.0000 106.5 111.7 115.1 120.5 125.7 131.2 129.1 132.1

 

 

Growth Rates (in per cent)

Sector Weight 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 Apr-Aug 2018-19 Apr-Aug 2019-20
Coal 10.3335 1.0 8.0 4.8 3.2 2.6 7.4 10.3 -0.2
Crude Oil 8.9833 -0.2 -0.9 -1.4 -2.5 -0.9 -4.1 -3.3 -6.1
Natural Gas 6.8768 -12.9 -5.3 -4.7 -1.0 2.9 0.8 -0.7 -1.5
Refinery Products 28.0376 1.4 0.2 4.9 4.9 4.6 3.1 7.4 -1.1
Fertilizers 2.6276 1.5 1.3 7.0 0.2 0.03 0.3 1.7 0.3
Steel 17.9166 7.3 5.1 -1.3 10.7 5.6 5.1 3.5 9.7
Cement 5.3720 3.7 5.9 4.6 -1.2 6.3 13.3 15.0 1.3
Electricity 19.8530 6.1 14.8 5.7 5.8 5.3 5.2 5.8 4.6
Overall Index 100.0000 2.6 4.9 3.0 4.8 4.3 4.4 5.7 2.4

 

 

 

 

 

 

Performance of Eight Core Industries

Monthly Index & Growth Rate

Base Year: 2011-12=100

Index

 

Sector Coal Crude Oil Natural Gas Refinery Products Fertilizers Steel Cement Electricity Overall Index
Weight 10.3335 8.9833 6.8768 28.0376 2.6276 17.9166 5.3720 19.8530 100.0000
Aug-18 103.8 91.6 70.2 127.7 109.4 144.5 134.5 167.2 128.8
Sep-18 109.8 88.1 67.6 125.8 108.0 143.2 133.9 162.9 127.2
Oct-18 132.9 90.9 70.3 133.8 103.3 150.2 148.4 166.0 134.8
Nov-18 138.4 87.6 68.9 128.9 102.7 144.8 136.5 147.2 128.3
Dec-18 144.1 90.2 72.2 126.6 109.4 152.0 151.0 150.3 131.5
Jan-19 152.5 89.7 71.8 131.9 116.6 153.0 156.1 150.7 134.5
Feb-19 153.8 80.8 64.4 120.0 104.8 148.6 149.1 137.7 125.9
Mar-19 201.7 89.9 70.7 135.9 111.5 170.7 173.2 160.1 146.5
Apr-19 122.6 85.6 66.6 124.3 89.0 156.4 152.5 162.8 130.7
May-19 127.3 88.2 68.7 129.6 105.5 161.8 149.3 176.8 137.0
Jun-19 123.8 84.7 66.0 121.4 110.0 155.8 148.2 172.9 132.1
Jul-19 106.4 87.2 68.1 132.9 111.7 152.8 146.8 169.7 132.7
Aug-19 94.8 86.6 67.4 131.0 112.6 151.8 127.9 162.2 128.2

 

 

 

Growth Rates (in per cent)

Sector Coal Crude Oil Natural Gas Refinery Products Fertilizers Steel Cement Electricity Overall Index
Weight 10.3335 8.9833 6.8768 28.0376 2.6276 17.9166 5.3720 19.8530 100.0000
Aug-18 2.4 -3.7 1.0 5.1 -5.3 4.0 14.6 7.6 4.7
Sep-18 6.4 -4.2 -1.7 2.5 2.5 3.2 11.8 8.2 4.3
Oct-18 11.3 -5.0 -0.9 1.3 -11.5 2.4 18.4 10.9 4.8
Nov-18 3.7 -3.5 0.5 2.3 -8.1 5.3 8.8 5.1 3.3
Dec-18 1.1 -4.3 4.2 -4.8 -2.4 10.1 11.6 4.4 2.1
Jan-19 2.0 -4.3 6.2 -2.6 10.5 5.5 11.0 0.8 1.5
Feb-19 7.4 -6.1 3.8 -0.8 2.5 4.9 8.0 1.2 2.2
Mar-19 9.1 -6.2 1.4 4.3 4.3 11.5 15.7 2.1 5.8
Apr-19 3.2 -6.7 -0.8 4.3 -4.4 13.3 2.3 5.9 5.2
May-19 1.7 -6.9 -0.1 -1.5 -1.0 13.3 2.8 7.4 3.8
Jun-19 3.2 -6.8 -2.1 -9.3 1.5 8.4 -1.7 8.1 0.7
Jul-19 -1.6 -4.4 -0.5 -0.9 1.5 8.9 7.9 4.7 2.7
Aug-19 -8.6 -5.4 -3.9 2.6 2.9 5.0 -4.9 -2.9 -0.5
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