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Trends in Savings, Investment and Consumption

This article reviews the quick estimates of savings, investment and consumption released by the Central Statistical Organisation in the National Accounts Statistics 2007. It is clear that both savings and investment have risen sharply in the past two years, but there remain some concerns about the trends.

PULAPRE BALAKRISHNAN, MSURESH BABU

F ollowing the press release Quick Estimates of National Income, Consumption Expenditure, Savings and Capital Formation 2005-06 on January 31, 2007, the Central Statistical Organisation (CSO) released National Accounts Statistics 2007 in February offering up to date estimates of the standard output of national income accounting. In this short note we aim at a quick review of what these estimates signify.

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