Core sector growth slows down to 1.8% in November

Industrial sector

Steel and electricity production slowed to 6 per cent and 2.3 per cent, respectively. In the same month last year, it was 10.5 per cent and 14.4 per cent in that order.

Petroleum refinery output also slowed down to 6.6 per cent against to 11.2 per cent last year.

However, production of fertiliser and crude oil grew by 5 per cent and 0.8 per cent in November respectively.

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