The Indian economy expanded 3.1 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of 2020, beating market forecasts of a 2.1 percent rise. Still, it is the slowest GDP growth since quarterly data became available in 2004, as the country imposed a nationwide lockdown from March 24th aiming to contain the spread of the coronavirus. On the expenditure side, faster declines were seen for gross fixed capital formation (-6.5% vs -5.2% in Q4) and exports (-8.5% vs -6.1%) while imports fell at a slower pace (-7% vs -12.4%). Also, both private spending (2.7% vs 6.6%) and inventories (0.5% vs 1.1%) slowed sharply. On the production side, output fell for manufacturing (-1.4% vs -0.8%), the third straight quarter of contraction and construction (-2.2% vs 0%) and slowed for trade, hotels and transportation (2.6% vs 4.3%), finance and real estate (2.4% vs 3.3%) and public administration and defense (10.1% vs 10.9%).
GDP Annual Growth Rate in India averaged 6.13 percent from 1951 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 11.40 percent in the first quarter of 2010 and a record low of -5.20 percent in the fourth quarter of 1979. This page provides - India GDP Annual Growth Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. India GDP Annual Growth Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on July of 2020. source: Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI)
GDP Annual Growth Rate in India is expected to be -8.00 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate GDP Annual Growth Rate in India to stand at 4.90 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the India GDP Annual Growth Rate is projected to trend around 5.50 percent in 2021 and 4.00 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.