India's industrial production grew 8.2% in October 2012 as against market expectations of 4.5% growth.
Manufacturing sector reported a strong growth of 9.6% while mining sector witnessed a degrowth of 0.1%. Electricity sector registered a growth of 5.5%.
Basic goods reported a growth of 4.1%, while intermediate goods reported a growth of 9.4% in October. However, capital goods witnessed a growth of 7.5%.
Consumer durables recorded a growth of 16.5% while consumer non-durables witnessed a growth of 10.1%, with the overall growth in consumer goods rose 13.2% in October.
17 out of the 22 industry groups in the manufacturing sector have shown positive growth during October 2012.