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Ministry of Commerce & Industry
30-December-2010 16:02 IST
Index of Six Core Industries (Base: 1993-94=100) November– 2010
The Index of Six core industries having a combined weight of 26

The Index of Six core industries having a combined weight of 26.7 per cent in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) with base 1993-94 stood at 254.9 (provisional) in November 2010 and registered a growth of 2.3% (provisional) compared to 5.9% registered in November 2009.  During April-November 2010-11, six core industries registered a growth of 5.0% (provisional) as against 4.5% during the corresponding period of the previous year.

Crude Oil

Crude Oil production (weight of 4.17% in the IIP) registered a growth of 17.0% (provisional) in November 2010 compared to a growth rate of (-) 1.6% in November 2009. The Crude Oil production registered a growth of 11.5% (provisional) during April-November 2010-11 compared to (-) 1.4% during the same period of 2009-10.

Petroleum Refinery Products

Petroleum refinery production (weight of 2.00% in the IIP) registered a growth of (-) 3.7% (provisional) in November 2010 compared to growth of 4.8% in November 2009. The Petroleum refinery production registered a growth of 0.8% (provisional) during April-November 2010-11 compared to (-) 1.2% during the same period of 2009-10.

Coal

Coal production (weight of 3.2% in the IIP) registered a growth of 0.7% (provisional) in November 2010 compared to growth rate of 4.7% in November 2009. Coal production grew by 0.6% (provisional) during April-November 2010-11 compared to an increase of 9.7% during the same period of 2009-10. 

Electricity

Electricity generation (weight of 10.17% in the IIP) registered a growth of 3.3 % (provisional) in November 2010 compared to growth rate of 3.1% in November 2009.  Electricity generation grew by 4.5% (provisional) during April-November 2010-11 compared to 5.8% during the same period of 2009-10.

Cement

Cement production (weight of 1.99% in the IIP) registered a growth of (-) 11.6% (provisional) in November 2010 compared to 9.0% in November 2009. Cement Production grew by 4.1% (provisional) during April-November 2010-11 compared to an increase of 11.0% during the same period of 2009-10.

Finished (carbon) steel

Finished (carbon) Steel production (weight of 5.13% in the IIP) registered a growth of 4.4% (provisional) in November 2010 compared to 11.7% (estimated) in November 2009. Finished (carbon) Steel production grew by 6.9% (provisional) during April-November 2010-11 compared to an increase of 2.9% during the same period of 2009-10.

N.B: Data are provisional. Revision has been made based on revised data obtained.

 

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