TABLE 7.4
             Growth Rates of Industrial Production by Broad Groups of Manufacturing

Code     Sectors                    Weights     1993-    1994-   1995-   Apr-   May-    June-   July-   Aug-    Sept-   Oct.-   April-October  
                                                   94       95      96     96     96       96      96     96       96      96   1995-96 1996-97
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20-21Food Products                     5.3       -8.7     13.6    14.2   23.6   39.0     23.7     8.4    7.9     -3.0    -4.5    24.3    15.7
22   Beverages & Tobacco               1.6       21.2     -2.2    19.3   16.9    5.0      3.6    12.6   27.6     19.4    17.1    16.5    14.0
23   Cotton Textiles                  12.3        6.9     -2.9     2.4    2.8    2.5      9.8    14.4   12.5     13.5    11.6     1.8     9.6
25   Jute, Hemp. & Mesta
     Textiles                          2.0       18.6    -11.3     1.2   -1.6   -8.6    -16.5   -26.4  -13.4     -4.9    -0.1     9.2    -9.7
26   Textile Products                  0.8       -3.2      7.1    14.1    5.1    8.6     -1.6     8.9    6.0      3.1     5.6    12.1     5.0
27   Wood & wood products              0.4        4.6      3.1    16.7   15.5   -0.7     10.4     3.9   -8.5      1.3     6.5    18.7     3.7
28   Paper & paper products            3.2        6.6     14.8    11.0    4.3    6.1      7.0    14.3   21.8     10.3    12.4    13.8    11.0
29   Leather & fur products            0.5        8.8      3.7     7.4   -4.5    0.8      4.0    11.4    8.4      5.3    18.0     9.2     6.1
30   Rubber, Plastic Petro. &
     coal products                     4.0        1.0      3.2     7.9    8.6   10.8      2.7     2.5   11.4     -4.2     7.3     6.9     5.4
31   Chemicals & chemicals
     Products                         12.5        7.6      9.5    10.6   11.0   20.2      9.4    10.4   12.5     -0.2     6.6     8.9     9.8
32   Non-metalic min. products         3.0        4.5      8.0    12.0    2.0    5.4      8.5     2.5    4.9      5.9     7.6    14.8     5.2
33   Basic Metals &
     alloys industries                 9.8        3.1     -4.3     4.9  -10.5    3.8     -0.5     9.9   34.1     35.2    37.2     9.4    16.1
34   Metal Products & parts            2.3        1.5     17.5    17.9   11.7    7.2      5.0     5.2    7.5      3.3    11.2    15.6     7.2
35   Machinery, Machines
     tools and parts                   6.2        4.5      9.4    21.9   19.0   12.0     17.7    -5.7    0.1     -6.2    -2.0    26.5     3.9
36   Electrical machinery              5.8       -4.9     32.6    19.8   11.9   17.8     30.8    15.3   24.2     24.1     5.8    12.0    18.3
37   Transport equipment &
     parts                             6.4        5.3     13.3    23.7   22.5   17.1     22.2    24.2   23.5     17.8    24.8    22.3    21.7
38   Other mfg. industries             0.9       -5.1      1.0    11.0   -6.9  -10.2      2.8    -2.8   -9.6    -11.5    -3.0    14.3    -6.0
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Note : Growth rates are estimated over the corresponding period of the previous year. 
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