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Table 1: Macroeconomic Indicators                              
                         
 
Index of Industrial Production Weights January 2017 Variations (%)
Over Year-on-Year Fiscal Year So Far Full Financial Year (Avg. April-March)
(Base 2004-05=100) Month 2015 2016 2015-16 2016-17 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
General Index 100.0 191.3 3.9 -1.6 2.7 2.7 0.6 172.2 (1.1) 172.0 (-0.1) 176.9 (2.8) 181.1 (2.4)
Mining and Quarrying 14.2 146.1 0.9 1.5 5.3 2.1 1.4 125.5 (-2.3) 124.7 (-0.6) 126.5 (1.5) 129.3 (2.2)
Manufacturing 75.5 199.2 4.9 -2.9 2.3 2.5 -0.2 183.3 (1.3) 181.9 (-0.8) 186.1 (2.3) 189.8 (2.0)
  Capital Goods 8.8 195.6 0.5 6.6 3.9 4.7 5.0 251.6 (-6.0) 242.6 (-3.6) 258 (6.4) 250.6 (-2.9)
  Consumer Durables 8.5 234.8 11.3 -21.6 10.7 -0.6 -15.0 301.1 (2.0) 264.2 (-12.2) 231 (-12.6) 257 (11.2)
Electricity 10.3 200.1 7.2 -0.1 -1.0 5.6 2.9 155.2 (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 Feb 2017 Variations (%)
Point-to-Point 7.17729
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 100.0 185.5 0.5 -0.9 6.5 -1.1 6.5 7.7 5.7 6.0 -2.3 -0.5
Primary Articles 20.1 258.1 0.9 2.0 5.0 2.8 5.0 10.4 7.4 7.3 -0.2 3.0
  Food Articles 14.3 267.5 0.1 3.9 2.7 4.5 2.7 10.1 8.6 9.6 6.3 4.1
  Non-Food Articles 4.3 234.8 1.5 7.1 6.5 8.8 6.5 -0.8 9.3 4.9 -6.9 8.5
  Minerals 1.5 234.8 9.0 -27.7 31.0 -26.3 31.0 34.5 -2.0 -1.8 -29.6 -20.7
Fuel & Power 14.9 203.8 1.3 -7.1 21.0 -10.4 21.0 12.8 7.8 11.8 -12.2 -8.3
Manufactured Products 65.0 158.8 0.0 -0.5 3.7 -0.5 3.7 5.2 4.3 3.7 -0.2 0.1
Food Products 10.0 194.5 0.0 4.3 9.3 4.6 9.3 6.2 7.5 2.1 0.6 5.6
Food Index (computed) 24.3 237.5 0.1 4.0 4.8 4.5 4.8 8.7 8.2 7.0 4.4 4.6
All Commodities (Monthly average basis) 100.0 182.9   -2.6 3.2 -2.7 3.5 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 1 -0.4 5.9 1.9 5.9 2.2 8.6 11.4 6.7 6.3 5.511811
Agricultural Labourers (AL) (1986-87=100)  100.0 870 1 -0.7 5.6 2.5 5.7 3.2 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)                    
                      General Index (All Groups) 100.00 131 2 0.2 -3.3 3.7 4.8 3.7 9.4 10.5 8.2 5.3 4.8
                      Food Price Index 39.06 132 2 -0.1 -2.0 2.0 5.2 2.0 8.0 13.4 8.6 6.1 5.2
                      Miscellaneous  28.32 125 2 0.3 -4.3 4.8 3.8 4.6 8.2 8.4 6.3 3.1 4.0
        Rural  53.52 133 2 0.2 -3.4 3.7 5.6 3.6 8.7 11.3 8.1 5.7 5.6
        Urban  46.48 128 2 0.3 -3.1 3.6 3.9 3.6 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 6 denotes June 2016 and 7 denotes July 2016
   
Money and Banking (Rs crore)  2017 Variation       
   Over Month Year-on-Year Fiscal Year So Far     Full Fiscal Year
2015-16 2016-17 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
Money Supply (M3) (February 17, 2017) 12308280 15218 (1.3) 747380 (6.5) 1010730 (9.6) 690660 (5.9) 1127560 (13.4) 1032780 (10.9) 1067450 (10.1)
  Currency with Public 1063530 150850 (16.5) -495200 (-31.8) 172550 (12.4) -533730 (-33.4) 104760 (9.2) 140360 (11.3) 211070 (15.2)
  Deposit with Banks 11229120 1230 (0.0) 1254080 (12.6) 825640 (9.0) 1224210 (12.2) 1024090 (14.1) 879800 (10.6) 855530 (9.4)
    Demand Deposits 1179870 2060 (0.2) 240180 (25.6) 48060 (5.4) 190040 (19.2) 58760 (7.8) 79650 (9.8) 98210 (11.0)
    Time Deposits 10049250 -8530 (0.0) 1013900 (11.2) 777580 (9.4) 1034170 (11.5) 9653330 (14.9) 800140 (10.7) 757320 (9.2)
 Net Bank Credit to Government 4041240 111890 (2.8) 702340 (21.0) 331510 (11.0) 802760 (24.8) 335850 (12.4) -37480 (-1.2) 231090 (7.7)
 Bank Credit to Commercial Sector 8046290 79130 (1.0) 346340 (4.5) 650230 (9.2) 243220 (3.1) 777430 (13.7) 597340 (9.3) 753340 (10.7)
 Net Foreign Exchange Assets 2621840 -22570 (-0.9) 128020 (5.1) 243170 (10.8) 88120 (3.5) 287290 (17.6) 326710 (17.0) 283080 (12.6)
Banking Sector's Net Non-Monetary Liabilities 2425710 16280 (0.7) 432210 (21.7) 216470 (12.2) 446140 (22.5) 275010 (16.8) -137030 (-7.5) 202530 (11.4)
     of which: RBI 919300 -28970 (-3.1) -58390 (-6.0) 192410 (24.5) -34870 (-3.7) 150820 (21.8) -58050 (-6.9) 168910 (21.5)
                     
Reserve Money (Mar 03, 24) 1679504 145224 (9.5) -384493 (-18.6) 135534 (7.0) -501236 (-23.0) 217860 (14.4) 195720 (11.3) 252270 (13.1)
   Net RBI Credit to Centre  633522 252512 108903   163581 208960   107150   -336610   63520  
Scheduled Commercial Banks (February 17,2017)                    
  Aggregate Deposits 10486720 -8560 (-0.1) 1187310 (12.8) 766120 (9.0) 1159430 (12.4) 955100 (14.1) 827730 (10.7) 794000 (9.3)
     Demand 1066620 2190 (0.2) 226290 (26.9) 46310 (5.8) 177620 (20.0) 51620 (7.8) 80110 (11.2) 94970 (12.0)
     Time 9420100 -10740 (-0.1) 961030 (11.4) 719820 (9.3) 981810 (11.6) 903480 (14.8) 747620 (10.7) 699040 (9.0)
  Investments (for SLR purposes) 3339220 -243800 (-6.8) 634740 (23.5) 212650 (8.5) 713710 (27.2) 206720 (10.3) 279000 (12.6) 133680 (5.4)
  Bank Credit 7485250 67470 (0.9) 340470 (4.8) 608360 (9.3) 235640 (3.3) 733640 (13.9) 542320 (9.0) 713200 (10.9)
    Non-food Credit 7379710 65950 (0.9) 342710 (4.9) 594990 (9.2) 235350 (3.3) 731610 (14.2) 546350 (9.3) 702360 (10.9)
                   
Capital Market 03-Mar Month  Year 2015-16 Fiscal Year So Far End of Fiscal Year
2017 Ago  Ago  Trough Peak Trough Peak 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
S&P BSE SENSEX (Base: 1978-79=100) 28832 (17.2) 28241 1420573 (-16.9) 22952 29044 24674 29045 22386 (18.8) 27957 (24.9) 25342 (-9.4)
S&P BSE-100 (Base: 1983-84=100) 9188 (21.6) 9038 7556 (-17.0) 7051 8980 7656 9252 6707 (18.1) 8607 (28.3) 7835 (-9.0)
S&P BSE 200 (1989-90=100) 3853 (22.7) 3790 3141 (-15.7) 2938 3691 3193 3881 2681 (17.2) 3538 (31.9) 3259 (-7.9)
CNX Nifty (Base: Nov 3, 1995=1000) 8898 (19.0) 8741 7476 (-16.9) 6971 8834 7546 8953 6704 (18.0) 8491 (26.7) 7738 (-8.9)
Net FIIInvestment in Equities (US $ mn)* 170023 (4.1) 168588 163397 (-2.0) - - - - 149745 (9.9) 168116 (12.3) 166107 (-1.2)
   *: Cumulative total since November 1992 till date                              
     
Foreign Trade February* Fiscal Year So Far Full Fiscal Year 
2017 2015-16 2016-17 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14   2014-15 2015-16
Exports: Rs. crore 164270 1562819 (-10.5) 1648743 (5.5) 1465959 (28.3) 1634319 (11.5) 1905011 (16.6) 1896348 (-0.5) 1708841 (-9.9)
              US $ mn 24490 239378 (-16.4) 245413 (2.5) 305964 (21.8) 300401 (-1.8) 314416 (4.7) 310338 (-1.3) 261137 (-15.9)
Imports: Rs. crore 223942 2289598 (-9.0) 2289598 (-0.8) 2345463 (39.3) 2669162 (13.8) 2715434 (1.7) 2737087 (0.8) 2481367 (-9.3)
              US $ mn 33387 340698 (-17.4) 340698 (-3.7) 489320 (32.3) 490737 (0.3) 450214 (-8.3) 448033 (-0.5) 379596 (-15.3)
      Non - POL US $ mn  25705 275575 (-2.2) 263955 (4.2) 334352 (26.7) 326696 (-2.3) 285443 (-12.6) 309708 (8.5) 296934 (-4.1)
Balance of Trade: Rs. crore -59672 -744440   -640855   -879504 -1034843 -810423 -840738 -772526  
               US $ mn -8896 -95285   -114318   -183356   -190336   -135798   -137695   -118459  
*  Provisional figures  
Note: Trade balance in services amounts to US $ 5161 (Rs.35136 Cr.) in January 2017                  
                     
Foreign Exchange Reserves       Variation Over
03-Mar 04-Mar 31-Mar Month Year Fiscal Year So Far     Full Fiscal Year  
(excluding gold but including revaluation effects) 2016 2016 2016 Ago Ago 2015-16 2016-17 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16
Rs. crore 2431670 2350060 2229020 -15030 81610 212420 52930 73038 108086 82800 251570 322660 218620
US $ mn. 364011 351126 337605 864 13147 9226 3835 19208 -14361 -485 16769 40486 16296.7
 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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