India’s industrial output grew 7.5 percent in January from a year earlier, government data showed on Monday.
Economists surveyed by Reuters had forecast 6.7 percent growth in output compared with a 7.1 percent year-on-year increase in December.
Meanwhile, the country’s annual retail inflation eased for the second straight month in February to 4.44 percent, as food prices fell, government data showed on Monday.
Analysts polled by Reuters had forecast February’s consumer price inflation to ease to 4.80 percent from 5.07 percent in the previous month.
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