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Core sector output up 3.8% in December 2021

The sectors had expanded by 3.4 per cent in November 2021.

Barring crude oil and steel, all sectors recorded positive growth in December 2021. (File)
Barring crude oil and steel, all sectors recorded positive growth in December 2021. (File)

Production of eight core sectors rose by 3.8 per cent in December 2021 as against a contraction of 0.4 per cent in the same month last year, according to the official data released on Monday.

Barring crude oil and steel, all sectors recorded positive growth in December 2021. The sectors had expanded by 3.4 per cent in November 2021.

The growth rate of the eight infrastructure sectors — coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertilisers, steel, cement and electricity — stood at 12.6 per cent during April-December this fiscal as against a negative growth of 9.8 per cent during the same period last fiscal.

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First published on: 31-01-2022 at 18:02 IST