WORLD India's annual economic growth plunges by record 7.3%

WORLD

India's annual economic growth plunges by record 7.3%

CGTN

20:42, May 31, 2021

A general view of the illuminated India Gate war memorial is pictured in New Delhi on March 27, 2021. (Photo: AFP)

India's economy contracted 7.3% in 2020-21 financial year, official data showed Monday as coronavirus lockdowns put millions out of work.

The country's economy grew by 1.6 percent in the January and March quarter year-on-year, official data showed.

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