Lockdown impact: Eight core industries’ output contracts by 38.1% in April

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Home > News > India > Lockdown impact: Eight core industries’ output contracts by 38.1% in April (Photo: Mint) 1 min read . Updated: 29 May 2020, 05:14 PM IST Edited By J. Jagannath Output of eight infrastructure sectors saw 5.2% growth in year-ago period Due to nationwide lockdown, the output of eight core industries…

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Lockdown impact: Eight core industries’ output contracts by 38.1% in April

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. Updated: 29 May 2020, 05:14 PM IST


Edited By J. Jagannath

Output of eight infrastructure sectors saw 5.2% growth in year-ago period

Due to nationwide lockdown, the output of eight core industries for April 2020 contracted a whopping 38.1% as compared to decline of 9% in the previous month (March 2020).

The lockdown that was necessitated by coronavirus saw coal, cement, steel, natural gas, refinery, crude oil experience substantial loss of production in the month of April, government data shows.

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