Monday, November 12, 2012

IIP down & Japan economy shrinks

In September, India's Index of Industrial Production (IIP) fell by 0.4% from a year earlier. Manufacturing, which constitutes about 76% of industrial production, fell by 1.5% from a year earlier. In the April-September period, industrial production expanded an annual 0.1% and on the other hand, Rupee fell to a two-month low touching 55 to the dollar.

Japan's economy outperformed in the first half of this year on robust private consumption and spending for reconstruction following last year's earthquake, but it’s economy shrank in the September quarter for the first time since last year, adding to signs that slowing global growth and tensions with China are nudging the world's third-largest economy into recession.

Exports and production are likely to remain weak, and domestic demand won't increase enough to make up for the weakness in exports.

Read lot more in Rubber4U – 15th November 2012 issue

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