15 January 2018

Index of Eight Core Industries (Base: 2011-12=100) April, 2017

Index of Eight Core Industries (Base: 2011-12=100) April, 2017
The Base Year of the Index of Eight Core Industries has been revised from the year 2004-05 to 2011-12 from April, 2017. The shift is in line with the new base year of Index of Industrial Production (IIP). The industries covered in the Index of Eight Core are namely Coal, Crude Oil, Natural Gas, Refinery Products, Fertilizers, Steel, Cement and Electricity. These remain the same as in the 2004-05 series. The revised basket of Eight Core Industries is aligned to the new series of IIP (2011-12) as far as possible. The revised Eight Core Industries have a combined weight of 40.27 per cent in the IIP. The detailed data based on the revised series since April, 2012 are given in Annexure.
The combined Index of Eight Core Industries stands at 118.6 in April, 2017, which is 2.5 % higher compared to the index of April, 2016. Its cumulative growth during April to March, 2016-17 was 4.8 %.
Coal
Coal production (weight: 10.33 %) declined by 3.8% in April, 2017 over April, 2016. Its cumulative index increased by 3.2% during April to March, 2016-17 over corresponding period of the previous year.
Crude Oil
Crude Oil production (weight: 8.98 %) declined by 0.6 % in April, 2017 over April, 2016. Its cumulative index declined by 2.5 % during April to March, 2016-17 over the corresponding period of previous year.
Natural Gas
The Natural Gas production (weight: 6.88 %) increased by 2.0 % in April, 2017 over April, 2016. Its cumulative index declined by 1.0 % during April to March, 2016-17 over the corresponding period of previous year.
Refinery Products
Petroleum Refinery production (weight: 28.04%) increased by 0.2 % in April, 2017 over April, 2016. Its cumulative index increased by 4.9 % during April to March, 2016-17 over the corresponding period of previous year.
Fertilizers
Fertilizer production (weight: 2.63 %) increased by 6.2 % in April, 2017 over April, 2016. Its cumulative index increased by 0.2 % during April to March, 2016-17 over the corresponding period of previous year.
Steel
Steel production (weight: 17.92 %) increased by 9.3 % in April, 2017 over April, 2016. Its cumulative index increased by 10.7 % during April to March, 2016-17 over the corresponding period of previous year.
Cement
Cement production (weight: 5.37%) declined by 3.7 % in April, 2017 over April, 2016. Its cumulative index declined by 1.2 % during April to March, 2016-17 over the corresponding period of previous year.
Electricity
Electricity generation (weight: 19.85%) increased by 4.7 % in April, 2017 over April, 2016. Its cumulative index increased by 5.9 % during April to March, 2016-17 over the corresponding period of previous year.

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