August industrial output growth slows to 0.6 per cent
Oct 11 2013 , New Delhi
Analysts polled by Reuters had expected an annual output growth of 2.0 percent for the month.
The manufacturing sector, which constitutes about 76 percent of industrial production, crawled up 0.1 percent from a year earlier, the federal statistics office said.
Capital goods production, a barometer for investments in the economy, contracted by 2 percent in August from a year earlier.