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Three years of demonetisation: Cash is king in 66% of real estate transactions
Economic Times

Three years of demonetisation: Cash is king in 66% of real est...

A majority of Indians continue to make a substantial percentage of their total annual purchases in cash, the survey said. About 40% people said anywhere between 5% to 25% of their total purchases were in cash, 29% said anywhere between 25% to 50% of their ... Economic Times, 2 months ago
Economic Times

Giving tech to wheels: How Technology is transforming the logistics sector

The industry — over 80% of India’s goods travel by road — is estimated to be worth $215 billion by 2020, growing at a Compounded Annual Growth Rate of over 10%, according to the government’s 2017-18 Economic Survey. By Priyanka Sangani ...
 Economic Times1 month ago
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Will Jewar airport transform Noida's real estate market?

Its proximity to popular tourist destinations like Agra, which attracts 45 per cent of the international passenger traffic at IGI, could be diverted to Jewar. About a kilometre from the Yamuna Expressway, on the two-lane connector near Jewar, a bunch of young men in high-visibility orange vests were busy collecting data from all vehicles coming and going. When our car stopped near a small, make-shift structure that housed their supervisor, we were welcomed with a broad smile.   Prakash ...
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Why Budget 2020 will be different

'No recent Union Budget has held so much significance for the Indian economy as the one to be presented in about six weeks from now,' notes A K Bhattacharya. IMAGE: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman. Photograph: PTI Photo   The importance and even relevance of annual Budgets of the Union government have seen a gradual decline over the last many years. There was a time when the Union Budget would be keenly awaited by industry to know which products or services have got a duty relief or ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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NITI Aayog on how India can become $5-trillion economy

Though the NITI Aayog did not give its estimates for the required GDP growth at constant prices, economists pegged it at 9 per cent, a feat not seen since the GDP series was revised with 2011-12 as the base year. Gross domestic product (GDP) in India at current prices needs to grow by 12.4 per cent annually over the next five years for the country to be a $5-trillion economy by 2024-25, an internal assessment by the NITI Aayog has showed. This is 0.4 percentage points higher than what was ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago
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Natural calamities wreak havoc on spices and coffee plantations

Karnataka suffered a crop loss in around 97,365 hectares out of the total bearing area of 2,26,244 hectares of coffee and spices plantations. Floods and landslides in Karnataka and Kerala have damaged swathes of coffee and spice crops in plantations that supply the bulk of India’s demand. The Coffee Board has done preliminary surveys (current year) in the calamity-affected areas in Karnataka and Kerala to estimate the damage to coffee plantations due to floods and landslides.   ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Consumer spend falls for the first time in over 40 years

Experts said a dip in consumption expenditure indicated an increasing prevalence of poverty in the country. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Consumer spending fell for the first time in more than four decades in 2017-18, primarily driven by slackening rural demand, according to the latest consumption expenditure survey by the National Statistical Office (NSO). The survey - Key Indicators: Household Consumer Expenditure in India - shows the average amount of money spent by a person in a ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Is India's Consumption Story Fizzling Out?

Posted by Equitymaster After reports of unemployment reaching a 3-year high in the month of October, manufacturing activity reaching its seven-year low and agricultural produce suffering from erratic rains, a recent report relating to a crucial economic ...
 Equitymaster.com2 months ago

Decision soon on new base year for GDP calculation

The ministry of statistics and programme implementation will decide on a new base year for the GDP series in a few months, a senior official said on Tuesday.  Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com. The ministry is working to bring in a new series of national accounts which would result in change in the existing base year of 2011-12.  Though the ministry is considering 2017-18 as the new base year, no decision has been taken as the committees of experts are awaiting some more data ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

6% growth rate looks like optimism

'Growth would have to be 7% in the October-March period, if the year as a whole is to clock 6%.''Who would bet on that when, in the world of real numbers, both exports and imports have continued to fall, car sales have continued to slump, and the industrial production index shows yet again a drop in output?', asks T N Ninan. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Damodardas Modi and World Bank President David Malpass at the NITI lecture series in New Delhi, October 28, 2019. Photograph: ANI Photo ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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