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GDP growth slows to 5-quarter low of 6.6% in Q3

FY19 growth estimate revised down to 7% from 7.2%

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

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India's economic growth slowed to a 5-quarter low of 6.6 per cent in October-December period of this fiscal, according to government data released Thursday.

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) at constant prices (2011-12) had grown at 7.7 per cent in of the previous financial year.

"GDP at Constant (2011-12) Prices in Q3 of 2018-19 is estimated at Rs 35.00 lakh crore, as against Rs 32.85 lakh crore in Q3 of 2017-18, showing a growth rate of 6.6 percent.

"rates for Q1 and Q2 of 2018-19 at Constant Prices are 8.0 percent and 7.0 percent respectively," the Central Statistics Office (CSO) said in a statement.

According to the statement, during 2018-19 is estimated at 7 per cent as compared to 7.2 per cent in 2017-18.

Earlier last month, the CSO had estimated of 7.2 per cent for this fiscal under its first advance estimates.

First Published: Thu, February 28 2019. 17:44 IST
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