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Key Indicators

  Absolute Values Per cent change over previous period
  1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99 1995-96 1996-97 1997-98 1998-99
Gross National Product (Rs. thousand crore)
At Current Prices
At 1993-94 prices
 1089.8 913.8  1272.2 P 988.3 P  1413.2 Q 1038.7 Q  NA 
1099.7 A
 17.1
7.8
 16.7 P
8.1 P
11.1 Q 
5.1 Q
NA
5.9 A
GrossDomestic Product (Rs. thousand crore)
At Current Prices
At 1993-94 prices
 1103.2
926.4
 1285.3 P
999.0 P
 1426.7 Q
1049.2 Q
NA 
1110.0 A
 16.9
7.6
16.5 P 
7.8 P
11.0 Q 
5.0 Q
NA 
5.8 A
Agricultural Production(1) 160.7 175.4 164.9 171.3 P -2.7 9.1 -6.0 3.9 P
Foodgrains Production
(million Tonnes)
180.4 199.4 192.4 195.3 P -5.8 10.5 -3.5 1.5 P
Industrial Production(2) 122.3 129.1 137.6 139.2# 12.8 5.6 6.6 3.5#
Electricity generated
(Billion , KWH)
379.9 394.5 420.6 329.4# 8.4 3.8 6.6 6.6#
Wholesale Price Index(3) 299.5 320.1 337.1 353.9 * 4.4 6.9 5.3 4.6*
Consumer price index for Industrial workers(4) 319.0 351.0 380.0 429.0@ 8.9 10.0 8.3 15.3@
Money Supply(M3)
(Rs.thousand crore)
604.0 701.8 825.4 934.7(5) 13.7 16.2 17.6 13.2(6)
Import at current prices
(Rs.crore)
(US $ million)
122678
36678
138920
39133
151553
40779
132447# 31583# 36.4
28.0
13.2
6.7
9.0 
4.2
23.2#
7.1#
Exports at current prices
(Rs.crore)
(US $ million)
106353 
31797
118817 33470 126286 33980 101850# 24287# 28.6
20.7
11.7
5.3
6.3
1.5
11.7#
-2.9#
Foreign currency asserts(7)
(Rs. crore)
(US $million)
58446 17044 80368 22367 102507 25975 116515(8) 27429(8) -11.5 
-18.1
37.5 
31.2
27.5
16.1
13.7(8) 
5.6(8)
Exchange rate (RS/US $) (10) 33.45 35.50 37.16 41.99(9) -6.1 -5.8 -4.5 -11.5(9)
Note :
Gross national product and Gross domestic product figures are at factor cost (new series with base 1993-94).
Q-Quick estimates;  A-Advance estimates;  P-Provisional; NA: Not available
Index of agricultural production (of 46 crops, including plantations) with base triennium ending 1981-82=100.
Index of Industrial Production 1993-94=100.
Index with base 1981-82=100, at the end of fiscal year.
Index with base 1982=100, at the end of fiscal year.
Outstanding as on January 15, 1999 for 1998-99 and end of financial year for previous years.
April 1, 1998 to January 15, 1999.
Outstanding at the end of fiscal year.
At the end of January, 1999.
April-January, 1998-99.
Per cent change indicates the rate of appreciation/depreciation (-) of the Rupee vis--vis the US dollar.
* As on 30.1.1999 (Provisional).     @ Dec. 1998.        # April-December, 1998.

 

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