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Weekly economic indicators: Power generation falls 3% below 2019 level

Freight growth weakens, traffic also falls in key cities

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The weekly indicators provide a sense of the fast-changing situation on the ground amid lockdowns to control the Covid-19 pandemic

Sachin P MampattaShine JacobKrishna Kant Mumbai | Delhi
The economy may be facing trouble sustaining its momentum after the festive season with several key indicators of economic activity showing signs of losing steam.

Business Standard tracks indicators including the quantity of goods that the Indian Railways carries, traffic congestion in major cities, pollution levels and mobility that search engine Google tracks using anonymised location data. Analysts globally have been tracking similar parameters to get a current view of the economy ahead of official data which is often released with a lag. The weekly indicators provide a sense of the fast-changing situation on the ground amid lockdowns to control

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First Published: Nov 23 2020 | 3:59 PM IST

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