India's eight core industries fall 2.5% in October

First Published Nov 27, 2020, 6:24 PM IST

Government data released on Friday has revealed that the combined Index of Eight core industries stood at 124.2 in October -- decline of 2.5 per cent when compared year or year. The cumulative growth during April to October 2020-21 has been -13 percent. 

<p><strong>Coal</strong><br />
Coal production (weight: 10.33%) increased by 11.6 per cent in October 2020 over October 2019. Its cumulative index declined by 3.6 per cent during April to October, 2020-21over corresponding period of the previous year.</p>

Coal
Coal production (weight: 10.33%) increased by 11.6 per cent in October 2020 over October 2019. Its cumulative index declined by 3.6 per cent during April to October, 2020-21over corresponding period of the previous year.

<p><strong>Crude Oil</strong><br />
Crude Oil production (weight: 8.98%) declined by 6.2 per cent in October 2020 over October 2019. Its cumulative index declined by 6.1 per cent during April to October &nbsp;2020-21 over the corresponding period of previous year.</p>

Crude Oil
Crude Oil production (weight: 8.98%) declined by 6.2 per cent in October 2020 over October 2019. Its cumulative index declined by 6.1 per cent during April to October  2020-21 over the corresponding period of previous year.

<p><strong>Natural Gas</strong><br />
The Natural Gas production (weight: 6.88%) declined by 8.6 per cent in October, 2020 over October,2019. Its cumulative index declined by 12.5 per cent during April to October, 2020-21 over the corresponding period of previous year.</p>

Natural Gas
The Natural Gas production (weight: 6.88%) declined by 8.6 per cent in October, 2020 over October,2019. Its cumulative index declined by 12.5 per cent during April to October, 2020-21 over the corresponding period of previous year.

<p><strong>Refinery Products</strong><br />
Petroleum Refinery production (weight: 28.04%) declined by 17.0 per cent in October 2020 over October 2019. Its cumulative index declinedby 16.4 per cent during April to October, 2020-21 over the corresponding period of previous year.</p>

Refinery Products
Petroleum Refinery production (weight: 28.04%) declined by 17.0 per cent in October 2020 over October 2019. Its cumulative index declinedby 16.4 per cent during April to October, 2020-21 over the corresponding period of previous year.

<p><strong>Fertilizers</strong><br />
Fertilizers production (weight: 2.63 per cent) increased by 6.3 per cent in October 2020 over October 2019. Its cumulative index increasedby 4.1 per cent during April to October 2020-21 over the corresponding period of previous year.</p>

Fertilizers
Fertilizers production (weight: 2.63 per cent) increased by 6.3 per cent in October 2020 over October 2019. Its cumulative index increasedby 4.1 per cent during April to October 2020-21 over the corresponding period of previous year.

<p><strong>Steel</strong><br />
Steel production (weight: 17.92 per cent) declined by 2.7 per cent in October 2020 over October 2019. Its cumulative index declined by 22.8 per cent during April to October, 2020-21 over the corresponding period of previous year.</p>

Steel
Steel production (weight: 17.92 per cent) declined by 2.7 per cent in October 2020 over October 2019. Its cumulative index declined by 22.8 per cent during April to October, 2020-21 over the corresponding period of previous year.

<p><strong>Cement</strong><br />
Cement production (weight: 5.37 per cent) increased by 2.8per cent in October, 2020 over October 2019. Its cumulative index declined by 21.3 per cent during April to October, 2020-21 over the corresponding period of previous year.</p>

Cement
Cement production (weight: 5.37 per cent) increased by 2.8per cent in October, 2020 over October 2019. Its cumulative index declined by 21.3 per cent during April to October, 2020-21 over the corresponding period of previous year.

<p><strong>Electricity</strong><br />
Electricity generation (weight: 19.85 per cent) increased by 10.5 per cent in October 2020 over October 2019. Its cumulative index declined by 5.6 per cent during April to October 2020-21 over the corresponding period of previous year.</p>

Electricity
Electricity generation (weight: 19.85 per cent) increased by 10.5 per cent in October 2020 over October 2019. Its cumulative index declined by 5.6 per cent during April to October 2020-21 over the corresponding period of previous year.