Core Sector Output Up 3.8% In December 2021


Production of eight core sectors witnessed growth in December 2021

New Delhi:

Showing significant year-on-year growth, production of eight core sectors rose by 3.8 per cent in December 2021, in stark contrast to a contraction of 0.4 per cent in the corresponding period of last year, according to official data released on Monday.

Barring crude oil and steel, all sectors recorded positive growth in December 2021. The sectors had expanded by 3.4 per cent in November 2021.

The growth rate of the eight infrastructure sectors – coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertilisers, steel, cement and electricity – stood at 12.6 per cent during April-December this fiscal as against a negative growth of 9.8 per cent during the same period last fiscal. 

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