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India Industrial Production Rises In November

India's industrial production grew in November from a year ago, topping expectations, official data showed on Friday.

The index of industrial production rose 1.8 percent from the same month last year. Economists had expected a modest growth of 0.3 percent.

Output grew 1.7 percent in mining and 2.7 percent in manufacturing. However, production decreased 5 percent in the electricity sector.

Thirteen out of the twenty-three industry groups in the manufacturing sector logged positive growth in November.

The cumulative growth for the April-November period was 0.6 percent.

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