Two years lost

Private consumption continues to remain weak

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Business Standard Editorial Comment Mumbai
The National Statistics Office has released its estimates of gross domestic product (GDP) for the second quarter this fiscal year, 2021-22. The quarter, which covers the months between July and September 2021, saw GDP at constant prices rise 8.4 per cent as compared to the equivalent period in 2020. However, comparison with the year-ago quarter may not be completely appropriate, since that was when the economy was going through the painful unlocking process after the extensive national lockdown introduced to respond to the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic. When compared to the July-September quarter two years ago, the figures for

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First Published: Nov 30 2021 | 11:15 PM IST

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