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Table 1: Macroeconomic Indicators                              
                         
 
Index of Industrial Production Weights February 2017 Variations (%)
Over Year-on-Year Fiscal Year So Far Full Financial Year (Avg. April-March)
(Base 2004-05=100) Month 2016 2017 2015-16 2016-17 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
General Index 100.0 182.3 -5.2 1.9 -1.2 2.6 0.4 172.2 (1.1) 172.0 (-0.1) 176.9 (2.8) 181.1 (2.4)
Mining and Quarrying 14.2 140.6 -3.8 5.0 3.3 2.4 1.6 125.5 (-2.3) 124.7 (-0.6) 126.5 (1.5) 129.3 (2.2)
Manufacturing 75.5 190.1 -5.2 0.6 -2.0 2.6 -0.3 183.3 (1.3) 181.9 (-0.8) 186.1 (2.3) 189.8 (2.0)
  Capital Goods 8.8 223.2 -5.2 -9.3 -3.4 -1.4 -14.1 251.6 (-6.0) 242.6 (-3.6) 258 (6.4) 250.6 (-2.9)
  Consumer Durables 8.5 274.7 -1.2 10.4 -0.9 11.5 4.7 301.1 (2.0) 264.2 (-12.2) 231 (-12.6) 257 (11.2)
Electricity 10.3 182.5 -6.7 9.6 0.3 5.1 4.6 155.2 (4.0) 164.7 (6.1) 178.6 (8.4) 188.7 (5.7)
* Indices for the month are Quick Estimates.
Index Numbers of Wholesale Prices in India
(Base: 2004-05=100)
Weights Mar 2017 Variations (%)
Point-to-Point
Over Year-on-Year Fiscal Year So Far Fiscal Year 
Month 2016 2017 2015-16 2016-17 2011-2012 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
All Commodities 100.0 185.3 -0.1 -0.5 5.7 -0.5 5.7 7.7 5.7 6.0 -2.3 -0.5
Primary Articles 20.1 257.5 -0.2 3.0 4.6 3.0 4.6 10.4 7.4 7.3 -0.2 3.0
  Food Articles 14.3 267.6 0.0 4.1 3.1 4.1 3.1 10.1 8.6 9.6 6.3 4.1
  Non-Food Articles 4.3 230.6 -1.8 8.5 4.9 8.5 4.9 -0.8 9.3 4.9 -6.9 8.5
  Minerals 1.5 238.3 1.5 -20.7 23.5 -20.7 23.5 34.5 -2.0 -1.8 -29.6 -20.7
Fuel & Power 14.9 203.7 -0.1 -8.3 18.2 -8.3 18.2 12.8 7.8 11.8 -12.2 -8.3
Manufactured Products 65.0 158.7 -0.1 0.1 3.0 0.1 3.0 5.2 4.3 3.7 -0.2 0.1
Food Products 10.0 192.1 -1.2 5.6 7.0 5.6 7.0 6.2 7.5 2.1 0.6 5.6
Food Index (computed) 24.3 236.6 -0.4 4.6 4.4 4.6 4.4 8.7 8.2 7.0 4.4 4.6
All Commodities (Monthly average basis) 100.0 183.2   -2.5 3.7 -2.5 3.7 8.9 7.4 6.0 2.0 -2.5
* Figures for the latest two months are provisional.                         
   
Cost of Living Indices Weights Latest
Month
Variations (%): Point-to-Point  
Over Year-on-Year Fiscal Year So Far Fiscal Year
Month Previous Current 2015-16 2016-17 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
Industrial Workers (IW) (2001=100) 100.0 274 2 0.0 5.5 2.6 5.1 2.2 8.6 11.4 6.7 6.3 5.511811
Agricultural Labourers (AL) (1986-87=100)  100.0 866 3 -0.3 5.0 2.7 5.0 2.7 6.8 12.6 8.4 5.2 5.0
Consumer Price Indices (CPI): (Base: 2012=100)*   Latest
Month
Over Year-on-Year Fiscal Year So Far Fiscal Year
    Month 2015 2016 2015-16 2016-17 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
        Combined (Rural plus Urban)   Mar-17                    
                      General Index (All Groups) 100.00 131 0.2 4.8 3.8 4.8 3.8 9.4 10.5 8.2 5.3 4.8
                      Food Price Index 39.06 132 -0.1 5.2 1.9 5.2 1.9 8.0 13.4 8.6 6.1 5.2
                      Miscellaneous  28.32 125 0.2 4.0 4.8 4.0 4.8 8.2 8.4 6.3 3.1 4.0
        Rural  53.52 133 0.2 5.7 3.8 5.7 3.8 8.7 11.3 8.1 5.7 5.6
        Urban  46.48 128 0.3 3.9 3.9 3.9 3.9 10.3 9.9 8.3 4.7 3.9
 * The CSO, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation revised CPI base year from 2010=100 to 2012=100 and disseminate data for all-India and States/UTs separately for rural, urban and combined with effect from January 2015.  
Note: Superscript numeral 2 denotes February 2017
   
Money and Banking (Rs crore)  2017 Variation       
   Over Month Year-on-Year Fiscal Year So Far     Full Fiscal Year
2015-16 2016-17 2014-15   2015-16 2016-17
Money Supply (M3) (March 31, 2017) 12839080 408260 (3.3) 872010 (7.3) 1416900 (13.4) 1221460 (10.5) 1032780 (10.9) 1416900 (13.4) 1221460 (10.5)
  Currency with Public 126370 132870 (11.7) -331440 (-20.8) 209030 (15.1) -333490 (-20.9) 140360 (11.3) 209030 (15.1) -333490 (-20.9)
  Deposit with Banks 11554220 272490 (2.4) 1197440 (11.6) 1207380 (13.7) 1549310 (15.5) 879800 (10.6) 1207380 (13.7) 1549310 (15.5)
    Demand Deposits 1409540 214520 (18.0) 229740 (19.5) 288170 (32.3) 419710 (42.4) 79650 (9.8) 288170 (32.3) 419710 (42.4)
    Time Deposits 10144680 57970 (0.6) 967700 (10.5) 919210 (11.1) 1129600 (12.5) 800140 (10.7) 919210 (11.1) 1129600 (12.5)
 Net Bank Credit to Government 3869430 -304080 (-7.3) 670780 (21.0) 191250 (6.4) 630940 (19.5) -37480 (-1.2) 191250 (6.4) 630940 (19.5)
 Bank Credit to Commercial Sector 8451790 374560 (4.6) 381110 (4.7) 1020950 (14.5) 648720 (8.3) 597340 (9.3) 1020950 (14.5) 648720 (8.3)
 Net Foreign Exchange Assets 2492010 -129010 (-4.9) -38950 (-1.5) 280310 (12.5) -41720 (-1.6) 326710 (17.0) 280310 (12.5) -41720 (-1.6)
Banking Sector's Net Non-Monetary Liabilities 1999230 -466320 (-18.9) 144110 (7.8) 78090 (4.4) 19660 (1.0) -137030 (-7.5) 78090 (4.4) 19660 (1.0)
     of which: RBI 833350 -61810 (-6.9) -118030 (-12.4) 166100 (21.1) -120830 (-12.7) -58050 (-6.9) 166100 (21.1) -120830 (-12.7)
            2016-17   2017-18        
Reserve Money (Apr,14 2017) 1872610 119970 (6.8) -274880 (-12.8) -33250 (-1.5) -27870 (-1.5) 195720 (11.3) 252280 (13.1) -280250 (-12.4)
   Net RBI Credit to Centre  709220 118410 84400   200250 89620   -336610   63520   195030  
Scheduled Commercial Banks (March 31,2017)           2015-16 2016-17      
  Aggregate Deposits 10805150 262400 (2.5) 1136970 (11.8) 794000 (9.3) 1477860 (15.8) 827730 (10.7) 794000 (9.3) 1477860 (15.8)
     Demand 1294240 212740 (19.7) 216540 (201.0) 94970 (12.0) 405240 (45.6) 80110 (11.2) 94970 (12.0) 405240 (45.6)
     Time 9510910 49650 (0.5) 920420 (10.7) 699040 (9.0) 1072620 (12.7) 747620 (10.7) 699040 (9.0) 1072620 (12.7)
  Investments (for SLR purposes) 3043660 -287130 (-8.6) 461030 (17.9) 133680 (5.4) 418150 (15.9) 279000 (12.6) 133680 (5.4) 418150 (15.9)
  Bank Credit 7881890 365820 (4.9) 381390 (5.1) 713190 (10.9) 632270 (8.7) 542320 (9.0) 713190 (10.9) 632270 (8.7)
    Non-food Credit 7827960 373340 (5.0) 428670 (5.8) 702360 (10.9) 683600 (9.6) 546350 (9.3) 702360 (10.9) 683600 (9.6)
                   
Capital Market 21-Apr Month  Year 2015-16 Fiscal Year So Far End of Fiscal Year
2017 Ago  Ago  Trough Peak Trough Peak 2014-15   2015-16 2016-17
S&P BSE SENSEX (Base: 1978-79=100) 29365 (13.5) 29485 25880 (-6.5) 24674 29649 29461 29974 27957 (24.9) 25342 (-9.4) 29621 (16.9)
S&P BSE-100 (Base: 1983-84=100) 9473 (18.0) 9425 8026 (-5.8) 7656 9494 9496 9598 8607 (28.3) 7835 (-9.0) 9494 (21.2)
S&P BSE 200 (1989-90=100) 4002 (19.7) 3957 3343 (-4.5) 3193 3992 4004 4037 3538 (31.9) 3259 (-7.9) 3992 (22.5)
CNX Nifty (Base: Nov 3, 1995=1000) 9119 (15.3) 9122 7912 (-5.6) 7546 9174 9104 9265 8491 (26.7) 7738 (-8.9) 9174 (18.5)
Net FIIInvestment in Equities (US $ mn)* 174745 (4.7) 172735 166980 (-0.8) - - - - 168116 (12.3) 166107 (-1.2) 17463 (5.1)
   *: Cumulative total since November 1992 till date                              
     
Foreign Trade March* Fiscal Year So Far Full Fiscal Year 
2016 2016-17 2015-16 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14   2014-15 2015-16
Exports: Rs. crore 192571 1841314 (7.3) 1716378 (-9.5) 1465959 (28.3) 1634319 (11.5) 1905011 (16.6) 1896348 (-0.5) 1716378 (-9.5)
              US $ mn 29232 274645 (4.7) 262290 (-15.5) 305964 (21.8) 300401 (-1.8) 314416 (4.7) 310338 (-1.3) 262290 (-15.5)
Imports: Rs. crore 261328 2550926 (2.4) 2490298 (-9.0) 2345463 (39.3) 2669162 (13.8) 2715434 (1.7) 2737087 (0.8) 2490298 (-9.0)
              US $ mn 39669 380368 (-0.2) 381007 (-15.0) 489320 (32.3) 490737 (0.3) 450214 (-8.3) 448033 (-0.5) 381007 (-15.0)
      Non - POL US $ mn  29955 293910 (-1.4) 298062 (-3.8) 334352 (26.7) 326696 (-2.3) 285443 (-12.6) 309708 (8.5) 298062 (-3.8)
Balance of Trade: Rs. crore -68757 -709612   -773920   -879504 -1034843 -810423 -840738 -773920  
               US $ mn -10437 -105723   -118717   -183356   -190336   -135798   -137695   -118717  
*  Provisional figures  
Note: Trade balance in services amounts to US $ 5161  (Rs.35136 Cr.) in January 2016                  
                         
Foreign Exchange Reserves       Variation Over  
14-Apr 08-Apr 31-Mar Month Year Fiscal Year So Far     Full Fiscal Year      
(excluding gold but including revaluation effects) 2017 2016 2017 Ago Ago 2015-16 2016-17 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17  
Rs. crore 2235820 2232560 2254320 -21680 3260 3540 -18500 73038 108086 82800 251570 322660 218620 25300  
US $ mn. 347695 337685 347765 3148 10010 80 -70 19208 -14361 -485 16769 40486 16297 10160  
 Note : Figures in brackets are percentage variations over the specified or over the comparable period of the previous year.    (-)  not relevant             
                               
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