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#EconomicSurvey2019 : Growth Rate Predicted To Be Around 7 Percent

Picture : Twitter/ ANI
Picture : Twitter/ ANI

In the  Economic Survey for 2018-19, tabled by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Rajya Sabha , the government has pegged the growth rate for the current fiscal at 7 per cent, marginally up from the five-year low of 6.8 per cent recorded in the previous fiscal .

“real GDP growth for the year 2019-20 is projected at 7 per cent reflecting a recovery in the economy after a deceleration in the growth momentum throughout 2018-19.”

The fiscal deficit estimate for 2018-19 has been retained at 3.4 per cent of the GDP, same as projected in the interim Budget.

India needs to grow at 8 percent per annum to become a $5 trillion economy by FY25. Oil prices expected to decline in 2019-20.

Economic Survey 2019 says lower global growth and increased uncertainty over trade tension may hit exports. Lower global oil prices to boost consumption.

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