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India will slip to seventh largest economy in 2021, shows IMF data

China is not just firm at the No. 2 spot, but is nearing the US fast

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India’s share in the global GDP is seen to be shrinking from 3.3 per cent of the pie in 2017, to an estimated 3.1 per cent in 2021

Business Standard New Delhi
The good news that came in a year ago may not hold good for long. Due to a severe contraction in gross domestic product, India is set to lose its gradually improving position in global gross domestic product (GDP). The International Monetary Fund (IMF) data shows that India became the world’s fifth-largest economy in 2019, surpassing the UK and France. 

The latest IMF data, however, puts India back in the sixth position in 2020, and further down to No 7 in 2021. India’s share in the global GDP is seen to be shrinking from 3.3 per cent of the pie in

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First Published: Oct 23 2020 | 1:04 AM IST

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