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Indian economy grows 8.2 percent in June quarter: government


NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's economic growth surged to a more than two-year high of 8.2 percent in the three months through June from a year earlier, powered by a strong performance of manufacturing and consumer spending.
The latest period's annual pace beat a Reuters poll forecast of 7.6 percent.
The $2.6 trillion economy, the world's sixth largest, had annual growth of 5.6 percent in April-June quarter of 2017.
(Reporting by Manoj Kumar; Editing by Malini Menon)

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First Published: Aug 31 2018 | 5:44 PM IST

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