A worker cleans a stairway at a government school. Photo: EPA-EFE A worker cleans a stairway at a government school. Photo: EPA-EFE
A worker cleans a stairway at a government school. Photo: EPA-EFE

India’s growth is set to beat China’s, but economists aren’t cheering

  • The 9.5 per cent full-year growth forecast for India looks set to outpace China’s 8.5 per cent, but analysts say the figure is driven by a low-base effect
  • Output is straggling, consumer sentiment remains lower than pre-pandemic levels and inflation is eating into household incomes

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A worker cleans a stairway at a government school. Photo: EPA-EFE A worker cleans a stairway at a government school. Photo: EPA-EFE
A worker cleans a stairway at a government school. Photo: EPA-EFE
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