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Economic Survey 2018: Investments trump savings, and 9 other new facts

Interestingly, the survey notes that Indian parents continue to have children until they get the desired number of sons

GDP, GDP data, GDP growth, Indian economy

GDP, GDP data, GDP growth, Indian economy

BS Web Team New Delhi
A series of major reforms undertaken over the past year will allow real GDP growth to reach 6.75 per cent this financial year and growth will rise to 7.0-7.5 per cent in 2018-19, thereby re-instating India as the world's fastest-growing major economy, the Economic Survey 2017-18, tabled in Parliament on Monday by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, said. 

The Gross Value Added (GVA) at constant basic prices is expected to grow at the rate of 6.1 per cent in 2017-18 as compared to 6.6 per cent in 2016-17. 

Similarly, the agriculture, industry, and services sectors are expected to grow at the

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First Published: Jan 29 2018 | 1:01 PM IST

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