Dataset Information

Data available from 2000-04-01 to 2024-04-01
Source: Reserve Bank

This dataset provides quarterly data from the Industrial Outlook Survey of the Manufacturing Sector conducted by the Reserve Bank of India. The survey encapsulates qualitative assessment of the business climate by Indian manufacturing companiesand their expectations. BAI/BEI gives a snapshot of demand conditions in the manufacturing sector by combining nine parameters – (1) overall business situation, (2) production, (3) order books, (4) inventory of raw material, (5) inventory of finished goods, (6) profit margin, (7) employment, (8) exports and (9) capacity utilisation. A value above 100 indicates an expansion of the overall business activity and value below 100 indicates contraction.