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OECD cuts India FY23 GDP forecast to 6.6% on slowdown at home, global fears

Says India is set to be second-fastest growing G-20 economy in FY23, despite decelerating global demand and tightening of monetary policy to manage inflationary pressures

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OECD said that India is set to be the second-fastest growing economy in the G-20 in FY23, despite decelerating global demand and the tightening of monetary policy

Arup Roychoudhury New Delhi
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), on Tuesday, cut its gross domestic growth forecast for India for the current financial year (FY23) to 6.6 per cent from 6.9 per cent, citing higher medium-term global uncertainty and slowing domestic economic activity.

OECD is the latest of a host of banks, agencies and multilateral institutions which have recently cut their India GDP forecast for FY23 (see chart).

“Economic growth has lost momentum over the summer, due to a combination of erratic rainfall, which impacted sowing activities, and falling purchasing power. Concerns over demand conditions are considerable in services and infrastructure

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First Published: Nov 22 2022 | 9:05 PM IST

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