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India’s services sector expanded at a faster pace in the first seven
months of the current fiscal year compared to the like period last
year, says a survey conducted by a leading industry body.
“The services sector growth has gained momentum during the period
April-October 2009 confirming that there has been a significant
improvement in growth rates of various services sectors,” said the
survey conducted by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII).
The survey was conducted across 33
industry verticals, with responses coming from more than 350
services-related industry associations, organisations and companies
in both the private and public sectors.
CII found that around 12 percent of
those surveyed registered a handsome growth rate of more than 20
percent in the first seven months this fiscal, compared to 12.5
percent during the corresponding period last year.
“The share of the sectors registering
high growth rate of 10 to 20 percent has increased to 30.3 percent
in April-October 2009 from 24.2 percent in the previous
corresponding period,” the study said.
“Timely action taken by Reserve Bank
of India and the government in terms of stimulus packages have
fuelled growth across major segments of services sectors,” said CII
Director General Chandrajit Banerjee in a statement.
About 48.5 percent of the responding
sectors saw more restrained growth up to 10 percent, a drop from
51.52 percent levels recorded in the previous corresponding period.
The CII survey said that sectors
logging a negative growth rate declined to nine percent during the
period under review, compared to 12 percent of such cases during
April-October 2008, which reflect signs of improvement in the
It also said telecom (mobile and
wireless) and financial services related to asset management rose
more than 20 percent, while other businesses related to tourism,
franchising, life insurance, housing finance, education and retail
grew by 10-20 percent.
Railway revenues from freight,
passenger traffic, air travel (international and domestic),
construction, IT, media and entertainment grew at a lesser pace -
However, according to the CII survey,
sectors that have declined were telecom (fixed line) and
international air freight.