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  Business   Economy  04 Jul 2019

Business, Economy, 04 Jul 2019

Economic Survey: Indian economy grows to USD 2.75 trn despite slowing global economy

India continued to remain the fastest-growing major economy in the world in 2018-19.

04 Jul 2019 5:12 PM

Economic Survey: A blue print for growth and jobs over next 5 years, says Debroy

EAC-PM welcomes the emphasis of the Survey on fiscal consolidation, fiscal discipline and investments.

04 Jul 2019 4:20 PM

Economic Survey: India must spend USD 200 bn on infra annually

As the country has only been able to put USD 100 to 110 billion annually into infrastructure development.

04 Jul 2019 4:11 PM

Economic Survey: FinMin makes progress in strategic sale of 28 CPSEs

DIPAM had raised about Rs 85,000 crore from CPSE disinvestment in 2018-19.

04 Jul 2019 3:45 PM

Economic Survey: Debt recovery strengthened, claims of Rs 1.73 lakh cr settled

The Survey said that IBC has initiated a cultural shift in the dynamics between lender and borrower, promoter and creditor.

04 Jul 2019 3:31 PM


Economic Survey: Govt calls for new policies to improve water efficiency in farm sector

The agriculture sector had investment rate much less than half of that of services and industry sectors.

04 Jul 2019 3:23 PM

Economic Survey: GDP ratio dips to 10.9 pc on shortfall in indirect tax revenues

In 2018-19, direct taxes grew by 13.4 per cent owing to improved performance of corporate tax.

04 Jul 2019 3:11 PM

Economic Survey: Govt may further ease FDI norms to bridge current account deficit

The deficit increased to USD 57.2 billion or 2.1 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) in 2018-19.

04 Jul 2019 3:02 PM

Economic Survey: Rationalisation of burgeoning food subsidy bill

Govt had pegged food subsidy bill at Rs 1,84,220 crore for 2019-20 as against Rs 1,71,298 crore last year.

04 Jul 2019 2:16 PM

A mess: Patel admits RBI was slow to take timely measures

Patel said an asset quality review for the NBFCs is ‘inevitable’ given their interconnectedness in financial system.

04 Jul 2019 1:37 PM


Economic Survey 2018-19 highlights

India continues to remain the fastest-growing major economy in the world in 2018-19.

04 Jul 2019 1:30 PM

Economic Survey: Banking sector performance improved due to fall in bad loans in 2019

The performance of the banking system has improved as non-performing asset (NPA) ratios declined and credit growth accelerated.

04 Jul 2019 1:06 PM

Economic Survey: GDP growth projected at 7 per cent for 2019-20

The growth projection is higher than a five-year low economic growth of 6.8 per cent for the year ended March 31.

04 Jul 2019 11:47 AM

IMF board approves USD 6 billion loan package for Pakistan

Approval will also unlock an additional USD 38 billion from Pakistan’s international partners over the programme period.

04 Jul 2019 10:32 AM

Modest rise in Indian military spending likely, modernisation on hold

Government allocated 4.31 trillion rupees (USD 62.27 billion) for defence, a 6.6 per cent rise over the previous year.

04 Jul 2019 10:03 AM


Economic Survey to chart out reform road map of Modi 2.0 govt

Govt might this year again slip on fiscal deficit front given sluggish GST collections and lower-than-expected growth in direct taxes.

04 Jul 2019 9:31 AM