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Economic Survey 2017-18 Tabled In Parliament: Latest Updates

The Economic Survey is a report card of the country's financial health.

Economic Survey 2017-18 Tabled In Parliament: Latest Updates

Economic Survey reviews the developments in the economy over the previous 12 months.

Last January, the Survey had forecast that the country's gross domestic product or GDP to grow between 6.75 per cent and 7.5 per cent in 2017-18. In August, in its mid-year Economic Survey, the finance ministry noted that there are downside risks to achieving the higher end of the 6.75-7.5 per cent GDP or gross domestic product growth forecast.
Jan 30, 2018 08:55 (IST)
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Jan 29, 2018 15:09 (IST)
Climate Change May Cut Farm Income By 20-25%
The Economic Survey suggests the need for "dramatic" improvement in irrigation, use of new technologies and better targeting of power and fertiliser subsidies. (Read more)

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The working of GST Council has shown that cooperative federalism can work: Arvind Subramanian 
Jan 29, 2018 14:04 (IST)
The promise of GST going forward looks very good: Arvind Subramanian
Jan 29, 2018 14:03 (IST)
Since November 2016, there has been a big increase in number of big tax filers: Arvind Subramanian
Jan 29, 2018 14:02 (IST)
Every $10 dollar rise in crude oil price impacts GDP growth by 0.2-0.3%: Arvind Subramanian on Economic Survey
Jan 29, 2018 14:01 (IST)
Rising oil prices a downside risk to GDP growth: Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian
Jan 29, 2018 14:00 (IST)
Economic picking up as temporary impact of GST and demonetisation dissipating, exports also picking up: Arvind Subramanian
Jan 29, 2018 14:00 (IST)
'Direction of the economy very good, economy picking up robustly': Arvind Subramanian shares highlights of Economic Survey 2018
Jan 29, 2018 13:57 (IST)
Oil prices went up this year, which affected consumption and government finances: Arvind Subramanian
Jan 29, 2018 13:56 (IST)
Bank recapitalisation, steps taken to tackle bad loans were also key takeaways for 2017-18: Arvind Subramanian
Jan 29, 2018 13:55 (IST)
GST launch a big transformational event of 2017-18, says Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian on Economic Survey


Jan 29, 2018 13:51 (IST)
Target for fiscal consolidation specially in a pre-election year can carry a high risk of credibility: Economic Survey (Key highlights)
Jan 29, 2018 13:17 (IST)

"Based on present situation, growth in FY19 is likely to be around lower end of the range (7-7.5%). However, evolving domestic and global situations may push it in any direction," said Devendra Kumar Pant, chief economist and senior director (public finance), India Ratings & Research.

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Top 1% of Indian firms account only for 38% of exports unlike in other countries where they account for substantially greater share - (72, 68, 67 and 55% in Brazil, Germany, Mexico and USA respectively): Economic Survey

Jan 29, 2018 13:09 (IST)

India must continue improving the climate for rapid economic growth on the strength of the only two truly sustainable engines - private investment and exports: Economic Survey

Jan 29, 2018 13:07 (IST)

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Agenda for next year is stabilizing the GST, completing the twin balance sheet actions, privatizing Air India, and staving off threats to macro-economic stability: Economic Survey

Jan 29, 2018 13:04 (IST)

After remaining in negative territory for a couple of years, growth of exports rebounded into positive one during 2016-17 and is expected to grow faster in 2017-18: Economic Survey

Jan 29, 2018 12:55 (IST)

Expectation of greater stability in GST, likely recovery in investment levels, and ongoing structural reforms, among others, should be supporting higher growth, says Economic Survey

Jan 29, 2018 12:54 (IST)

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Economic Survey says there is need to address pendency, delays and backlogs in the appellate and judicial arenas: Press Trust of India

Jan 29, 2018 12:52 (IST)

Preliminary analysis of the Goods and Services Tax data reveals 50% increase in the number of indirect taxpayers, says Economic Survey: Press Trust of India

Jan 29, 2018 12:50 (IST)

Economy accelerated in second half of current fiscal due to GST, bank recapitalisation, liberalisation of FDI and higher exports, says Economic Survey

Jan 29, 2018 12:49 (IST)
Gross Value Added (GVA) expected to grow by 6.1% in 2017-18 as compared to 6.6% in 2016-17: Press Trust of India
Jan 29, 2018 12:46 (IST)
Economic Survey Sees GDP Growth Accelerating To 7-7.5% In 2018-19



The forecast comes after the government earlier this month lowered its GDP growth forecast for the year ending March 2018 to 6.5 per cent, the weakest pace in four years. (Read more)

Jan 29, 2018 12:42 (IST)

Jan 29, 2018 12:42 (IST)

GDP growth has averaged 7.3% for the period from 2014-15 to 2017-18 - the highest among the major economies of the world, says Economic Survey

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GDP to expand by 6.75% in 2017-18, re-instating India as world's fastest growing major economy, says Economic Survey tabled in Parliament
Jan 29, 2018 12:35 (IST)

Economic Survey sees GDP growth accelerating to 7-7.5% in 2018-19, from 6.75% in 2017-18

Jan 29, 2018 12:33 (IST)
Economic Survey 2017-18 laid in the Lok Sabha by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley: Press Trust of India
Jan 29, 2018 12:04 (IST)
President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan arrive in Parliament House.
Jan 29, 2018 11:02 (IST)
At 10:59 am, the BSE benchmark index, Sensex, was trading 332 points higher at 36,382.99 while the NSE Nifty was up 83.80 points at 11,153.45. 33 stocks on the 50-scrip Nifty index were trading in the positive zone. Maruti Suzuki India, Eicher Motors, TCS, Indiabulls Housing Finance and UPL were among the top Nifty gainers - up between 2.5 per cent and 4.2 per cent. (Read more)
Jan 29, 2018 10:59 (IST)
The stock markets logged record highs on Monday, with the BSE Sensex gaining nearly 350 points to hit 36,398.65 in late morning. The NSE Nifty rose 89.5 points to 11,159.15- also a record high. 
Jan 29, 2018 10:45 (IST)
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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) projects the Indian economy to grow at 7.4 per cent in 2018, which will make it the fastest growing country among emerging economies. The multilateral body has also projected a 7.8 per cent growth rate for India in 2019. (Read more)
Jan 29, 2018 10:37 (IST)
Most experts forecast the GDP growth to accelerate above 7 per cent in the next fiscal year, which begins on April 1, 2018.
Jan 29, 2018 10:37 (IST)
The Central Statistics Office or CSO in its first advance GDP growth forecast earlier this month projected the economic growth to slow this fiscal to 6.5 per cent, from 7.1 per cent in the previous fiscal year. (Read more)
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Last January, the Survey had forecast that the country's gross domestic product or GDP to grow between 6.75 per cent and 7.5 per cent in 2017-18. In August, in its mid-year Economic Survey, the finance ministry noted that there are downside risks to achieving the higher end of the 6.75-7.5 per cent GDP or gross domestic product growth forecast. 
Jan 29, 2018 10:24 (IST)
Jan 29, 2018 10:23 (IST)
The flagship annual document of the Ministry of Finance, Economic Survey reviews the developments in the economy over the previous 12 months, summarises the performance on major development programmes, and highlights the policy initiatives of the government and the prospects of the economy in the short to medium term.
Jan 29, 2018 10:22 (IST)
Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Surbramanian will address a press conference at 1:30 pm. Mr Subramanian will present the highlights of the economic survey at a press conference at the national media centre at 1:30 pm.
Jan 29, 2018 10:21 (IST)
Jan 29, 2018 10:19 (IST)
The finance ministry will on January 29 table Economic Survey 2017-18 in Parliament. The Economic Survey is a report card of the country's financial health. (Read more)