Production from eight core sectors, which showed significant year-over-year growth, rose 3.8 percent in December 2021, contrasting sharply with a 0.4 percent contraction in the corresponding period last year, according to official data. which were released on Monday.
Except for crude oil and steel, all sectors posted positive growth in December 2021. The sectors had grown by 3.4 percent in November 2021.
The growth rate of the eight infrastructure sectors – coal, crude oil, natural gas, refinery products, fertilizers, steel, cement and electricity – was 12.6 percent in April-December this fiscal year, compared to a negative growth of 9.8 percent during the same period. previous financial year.