1. You Are At:
  2. Home
  3. Business News
  4. India to grow 7.6 per cent in calendar year 2018: Moody's

India to grow 7.6 per cent in calendar year 2018: Moody's

The Budget for 2018-19 includes some measures that could stabilise the rural economy that was disproportionately hit by the demonetization policy and is yet to recover, it said.

Reported by: PTI, New Delhi [ Published on: February 28, 2018 10:27 IST ]
India to grow 7.6 per cent in calendar year 2018: Moody's
India to grow 7.6 per cent in calendar year 2018: Moody'sPhoto:PTI

Moody's Investors Service today estimated that India will grow 7.6 per cent in the calendar year 2018 and 7.5 per cent in 2019, amid signs of economic recovery from the impact of demonetisation and GST.

"There are some signs that the Indian economy is starting to recover from the soft growth patch attributed to the negative impact of the demonetisation undertaken in 2016 and disruption related to last year’s rollout of the Goods and Service Tax," it said.

The Budget for 2018-19 includes some measures that could stabilise the rural economy that was disproportionately hit by the demonetization policy and is yet to recover, it said.

"As we have said before, the bank recapitalisation plan should also help credit growth over time, thereby supporting growth," Moody's said.

Promoted Content
monsoon-climate-change