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August core sector output rises the most in two months

The sector, which comprises coal, crude oil, oil refining, natural gas, steel, cement, electricity and fertilisers, accounts for 37.9 per cent of the country's industrial output.

Rajesh Kumar Singh | September 30, 2014 | Updated 18:17 IST

Annual infrastructure output growth accelerated to a two-month high of 5.8 per cent in August, government data showed on Tuesday, helped by a jump in steel and coal production.

The output expanded 2.7 per cent year-on-year in July.

The sector, which comprises coal, crude oil, oil refining, natural gas, steel, cement, electricity and fertilisers, accounts for 37.9 per cent of the country's industrial output.

(Reuters)

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