Indian core sector growth drops by 2.4% in December 2014

Q.  By what percent India’s Core sector growth dropped to a 3-month low in Dec’14 compared to 6.7% growth witnessed in the previous month of Nov’14?
- Published on 23 Feb 15

a. 4.7%
b. 5.7%
c. 3.3%
d. 2.4%

ANSWER: 2.4%
Slump in the production of crude oil and natural gas, pushed the growth rate of eight core sector industries to three-month low of 2.4 per cent in December last year.

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