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Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)

Contains the summary of patents, designs, trademarks and copyrights applied for and registered in India.

Current Account

A nation's current account records its transactions with the rest of the world - specifically its net trade in goods and services, net earnings on cross-border investments, and its net transfer payments over a defined period.


Gross domestic product (GDP) is the monetary or market value of all the final goods and services produced within a country in a specific time period.

Wholesale Inflation

It measures the changes in the wholesale price of basket of 697 goods. The quantum of rise in the WPI month-after-month is used to measure the level of wholesale inflation in the economy.

Index Of Infrastructure Output

A combined index that measures the production performance of Eight Core Industries: refinery, electricity, steel, coal, crude oil, natural gas, cement and fertilizers.

Index of Industrial Production (IIP)

The all India IIP is a composite indicator that measures the short-term changes in the volume of production of a basket of industrial products during a given period with respect to that in a chosen base period.

Retail Inflation

It is a general rise in consumer price levels where a unit of currency effectively buys lesser goods and services. More commonly, people refer to inflation as "the rising cost of living".

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