Index of Industrial Production (IIP) – FY19 Performance Analysis

Index of Industrial Production (IIP) recorded growth of 3.6% for the year ended March’19 as per the data released by MOSPI last week. The growth is markedly lower than average growth of 4.5% in the last two years. More worryingly, the performance for the last quarter has sharply come down to 0.5% from over 5% … Continue reading Index of Industrial Production (IIP) – FY19 Performance Analysis
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Least Developed Countries (LDCs) – An Overview..

Development of Least Developed Countries (LDCs) and bringing them out of poverty remains a grave challenge for global agencies. Despite serious efforts being made to kick start their economies, the pace of progress remains insufficient. Even though social strife has affected growth in some of these countries, there are several others which are lagging purely … Continue reading Least Developed Countries (LDCs) – An Overview..
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Shell Companies – The Menace and The Modus Operandi

In its second attack on shell companies, government struck-off about 100,000 of them from the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) register during FY19. In FY18, it had de-registered over 2.25 lakh such companies and disqualified over 3 lakh directors. Over 1.2 lakh of them are further facing scrutiny and may be removed during this year. … Continue reading Shell Companies – The Menace and The Modus Operandi
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India’s International Trade – Analyzing FY19 Performance

Indian merchandise exports recorded growth of 9.1% for the year 2018-19, the highest in last seven years as per the provisional data released on Monday. However, trade deficit also increased as a result of nearly same growth in imports. While trade data is announced every month and month-on-month data shows considerable fluctuation, it is important … Continue reading India’s International Trade – Analyzing FY19 Performance
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