Economists project 7.8 to 8.3% GDP growth for Q2FY22

Economists opine that India’s real GDP must have grown year-on-year (y-o-y) in the range of 7.8 to 8.3 per cent in the second quarter of 2021-22. They believe that besides strong base effect, real expansion of the economy would have helped growth to accelerate in the September 2021 quarter. As per a report in Hindu Businesslines, while demand has picked up for manufactured products and services, improved expenditure by the government in August-September period also aided growth. A report by the State Bank of India has projected second quarter growth at 8.1 per cent, while HDFC Bank has projected GDP growth rate at 7.8 per cent on year-on-year basis. On sequential basis, HDFC expects GDP to grow by 9.8 per cent in the second quarter from a contraction of 16.9 per cent in the first quarter, reflecting a revival in economic activity supported by pent-up demand, a pick-up in vaccination drive and eased second wave related restrictions. On the back of a strong sequential pick-up, economist at QuantEco has estimated GDP growth for the September 2021 quarter at 8.5 per cent on y-o-y basis.

References
1. https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/economy/growth-likely-to-be-in-the-range-of-78-83-in-july-september-quarter/article37627233.ece
CMIE STATISTICS
Unemployment Rate (30-DAY MVG. AVG.)
Per cent
7.0 +0.7
Consumer Sentiments Index
Base September-December 2015
59.8 -0.3
Consumer Expectations Index
Base September-December 2015
61.8 -0.5
Current Economic Conditions Index
Base September-December 2015
56.6 0.0
Quarterly CapEx Aggregates
(Rs.trillion) Dec 20 Mar 21 Jun 21 Sep 21
New projects 1.50 2.25 2.64 2.09
Completed projects 0.87 1.17 0.72 1.09
Stalled projects 0.30 0.26 0.32 0.03
Revived projects 0.15 0.22 0.12 0.27
Implementation stalled projects 0.20 0.34 0.25 0.22
Updated on: 01 Dec 2021 8:28PM
Quarterly Financials of Listed Companies
(% change) Dec 20 Mar 21 Jun 21 Sep 21
All listed Companies
 Income 1.6 15.1 39.3 27.8
 Expenses 0.1 7.4 38.9 27.2
 Net profit 58.1 330.5 134.8 53.0
 PAT margin (%) 8.4 8.8 9.0 9.7
 Count of Cos. 4,460 4,384 4,471 4,487
Non-financial Companies
 Income 0.2 17.7 56.3 35.8
 Expenses -0.7 10.6 57.4 36.3
 Net profit 51.8 221.2 199.9 59.5
 PAT margin (%) 8.8 9.0 8.5 8.8
 Net fixed assets 2.2 13.9
 Current assets 4.4 17.5
 Current liabilities 0.8 6.8
 Borrowings -4.3 21.5
 Reserves & surplus 11.7 18.8
 Count of Cos. 3,282 3,244 3,296 3,281
Numbers are net of P&E
Updated on: 01 Dec 2021 8:28PM
Annual Financials of All Companies
(% change) FY19 FY20 FY21
All Companies
 Income 13.3 0.4 -1.3
 Expenses 13.6 0.4 -3.8
 Net profit 15.2 -10.7 50.4
 PAT margin (%) 2.1 2.1 6.5
 Assets 9.8 8.7 11.4
 Net worth 8.5 4.6 13.2
 RONW (%) 3.7 3.5 8.6
 Count of Cos. 32,313 31,235 8,302
Non-financial Companies
 Income 14.0 -1.4 -3.1
 Expenses 14.2 -1.1 -5.2
 Net profit 21.7 -20.8 40.5
 PAT margin (%) 2.9 2.4 6.0
 Net fixed assets 5.7 10.7 2.0
 Net worth 7.9 2.4 11.0
 RONW (%) 6.4 5.0 9.6
 Debt / Equity (times) 1.0 1.1 0.7
 Interest cover (times) 2.3 1.9 3.2
 Net working capital cycle (days) 74 81 78
 Count of Cos. 25,815 24,885 6,091
Numbers are net of P&E
Updated on: 28 Nov 2021 2:41PM