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India to Grow Faster Than China

India to Grow Faster Than China India to Grow Faster Than China

India’s growth rate is set to further outstrip China’s in 2016 with the gap between the two economies expected to widen to over 1%, a new report from the International Monetary Fund stated. IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook report projects that India will grow at a rate of 7.5% while China’s economic growth will further drop to 6.3% next year from this year’s 6.8%. The South Asian nation’s economy, the report says, will “benefit from recent policy reforms, a consequent pickup in investment, and lower commodity prices.” The latest figures come soon after other recent economic surveys placed India in a highly favorable economic position, with a report from the Financial Times revealing it had surpassed both China and the US as the world’s top destination for greenfield foreign investment, and a simultaneous 16-place jump in the World Economic Forum’s global rankings for competitiveness.

 

Financialtribune.com