Indian Consumer Spending Falls First Time in Four Decades: BS
(Bloomberg) -- Consumer spending in India fell in the year through March 2018 for the first time in at least four decades, Business Standard reports citing an unreleased government report.
- Each person surveyed spent an average 1,446 rupees in FY18, 3.7% lower than the 1,501 rupees in FY12: report
- The govt report, which was approved for release by a committee in June, has been witheld by the statistical office due to “adverse” findings, the newspaper reports citing sources it doesn’t identify
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