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Performance of the Private Corporate Sector
Item Full Year Q1 Q4 Q1
2007-08 2008-09 2008-09 2009-10
Growth Rate (%)
Sales 18.6 17.2 29.3 1.9 (-)0.9
Expenditure 19.4 19.5 33.5 (-)0.5 (-) 4.4
Consumption of Raw Materials 18.4 18.5 36.1 (-)7.4 (-) 13.4
Staff Cost 22.4 19.5 23.2 11.0 8.2
Gross Profits 24.9 (-)4.2 11.9 (-) 8.8 5.8
Net Profits 26.0 (-) 18.4 6.9 (-) 19.9 5.5
Ratio (%)
Interest to Sales 2.5 3.1 2.4 3.2 2.8
Gross Profit to Sales 14.9 13.3 14.5 13.7 15.7
Net Profit to Sales 9.8 8.1 9.7 8.1 10.2
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The Indian economy posted a growth of 6.1 per cent for Q1 of 2009-10. This is higher than the expansion of 5.8 per cent in Q4 of 2008-09, but lower than the expansion of 7.8 per cent in the corresponding first quarter of 2008-09.

Table 3: Real GDP Growth (%)
Sector Financial Year Quarterly Growth Rates (y-o-y)
2007-08 2008-09 2008-09 2009-10
Q1 Q4 Q1
Agriculture 4.9 1.6 3.0 2.7 2.4
Industry 7.4 2.6 5.1 (-) 0.5 4.2
Services 10.8 9.4 10.0 8.4 7.7
Overall GDP 9.0 6.7 7.8 5.8 6.1
Source: Central Statistical Organisation (CSO).
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Table 1: Projected Global GDP Growth (%)
Country/Region 2009 2010
US (-)2.7 1.5
UK (-)4.4 0.9
Euro Area (-)4.2 0.3
Japan (-)5.4 1.7
China 8.5 9.0
India 5.4 6.4
Emerging and Developing Economies 1.7 5.1
World (-)1.1 3.1
Source: World Economic Outlook, IMF, October 2009.
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