State Of The Economy 2018 | Outlook Business
Home  /  Specials  |  State Of The Economy 2018 | Outlook Business

State of the Economy 2018

Eye On The Future
Businesses across the country’s industrial clusters are optimistic about FY19

Kripa Mahalingam

Staying Put

Even as the tax holiday comes to an end, businesses in Pantnagar say better infrastructure will drive future investments and sustain the growth momentum

Himanshu Kakkar | FEB 19 , 2018

Betting on Better Times

After the initial struggle with GST implementation, SMEs in Noida-Ghaziabad are hoping to get business back on track 

Shilpa Elizabeth Abraham | FEB 16 , 2018

Same Old Problem

Howrah’s traditional industries like jute and foundries are struggling, while younger sectors like software services face a Catch-22 situation

Somdyuti Datta Ray | FEB 16 , 2018

Sitting Tight

While powder coaters and plastic makers in Peenya await favourable policy changes, CNC manufacturers are riding a steady growth wave

Laveena Iyer | FEB 16 , 2018

White-Collar Dreams

Business is looking up in Nashik and Aurangabad, but labour issues — rising costs, shortage of skilled workers and unionisation — continue to play spoilsport

Krishna Gopalan | FEB 16 , 2018

Only a Handful

The transition from a predominantly cash economy is shifting the balance towards large players, as small players struggle to survive in the post-GST regime

Krishna Gopalan | FEB 16 , 2018

Cutting it fine

Pimpri-Chinchwad continues to battle rising commodity prices and labour cost but remains cautiously optimistic

Bhakti Tambe | FEB 16 , 2018

Cash-Starved

The food industry has taken a hit  on the bottomline, while several other industries face a severe crunch in Rajkot

Naini Thaker | FEB 16 , 2018

Ever-Resilient

By expanding product lines and bumping up exports, Morbi’s ceramic manufacturers have found their way around the slowdown

Naini Thaker | FEB 16 , 2018

Business As Usual

Even as the rest of the country grappled with GST, the Naroda cluster wasted no time in getting back on track 

Krishna Gopalan | FEB 16 , 2018

On Auto Pilot

Faridabad displays a positive growth sentiment having overcome the demonetisation and GST hump

Himanshu Kakkar | FEB 15 , 2018

Back to the Grind

Industrial units in Rajasthan’s Bhiwadi area continue to grapple with poor connectivity but are getting over GST pangs

Himanshu Kakkar | FEB 14 , 2018

Eye On The Future

Businesses across the country’s industrial clusters are optimistic about FY19

Kripa Mahalingam | FEB 13 , 2018