Indian GDP grows annual 8.4% in Oct-Dec qtr

Written by Reuters | New Delhi, February 29: | Updated: Feb 29 2008, 15:43pm hrs
India's economy grew by 8.4 percent in the Oct-Dec quarter from a year earlier, boosted by services and manufacturing, data showed on Friday.

The annual growth rate in the third quarter of the 2007/08 financial year was lower than 8.9 percent in the July-Sept quarter.

Asia's third-largest economy is estimated to expand at 8.7 percent the fiscal year to March 31, after an 18-year high of 9.6 percent in 2006/07.