1. India growth robust amid global market turmoil: Shaktikanta Das

India growth robust amid global market turmoil: Shaktikanta Das

India's economic growth is robust despite turmoil on global financial markets, a top finance ministry official said on Thursday, reiterating the official forecast that the economy would grow by 7.6 percent in the year to March.

By: | Published: February 11, 2016 2:16 PM
Shaktinanda Das on stock markets, economy

“The world is in turmoil,” Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das told a news briefing on the economy that will set the stage for the annual budget on Feb. 29. (Reuters)

India’s economic growth is robust despite turmoil on global financial markets, a top finance ministry official said on Thursday, reiterating the official forecast that the economy would grow by 7.6 percent in the year to March.

“The world is in turmoil,” Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das told a news briefing on the economy that will set the stage for the annual budget on Feb. 29.

Das described growth by Asia’s third-largest economy as “robust” an said it was driven by manufacturing.

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