RBI launches Quarterly Industrial Outlook Survey (IOS): October-December 2015 (Round 72)

The Reserve Bank of India has launched the 72nd round of the quarterly Industrial Outlook Survey (IOS) for reference period October-December 2015 (Q3:2015-16). The survey with a good size/industry representation gives an insight into the perception of the public and private limited companies engaged in manufacturing activities about their own performance and prospects. The assessment of business sentiments for the current quarter and expectations for the ensuing quarter are based on qualitative responses to 23 major parameters covering overall business situation, financial situation, demand indicators, price and employment expectations, profit margins, etc. The survey provides useful forward looking inputs for policymakers, analysts and business alike.

detailed article based on the results of four quarters for FY: 2014-15 was published in June 2015 issue of the RBI monthly Bulletin. The results for the 71st round (Q2:2015-16) were released on the RBI website on September 29, 2015.

M/s Centre for Research Planning and Action (CERPA), New Delhi has been authorised to conduct the survey for this quarter on behalf of the Reserve Bank of India. Select manufacturing companies will be approached by this agency during the quarter. However, other manufacturing companies, that are not approached by the agency, may also participate in this survey by downloading the survey schedule from the Reserve Bank’s website www.rbi.org.in. The survey schedule is placed under the head ‘Forms’ (available in the ‘More Links’ at the bottom of the home page) and sub-head ‘Survey’. The duly authenticated filled-in survey schedule may be e-mailed or faxed as per contact details given in the survey schedule.

In case of any query/clarification, kindly contact at the following address:

The Director, Division of Enterprise Surveys, Department of Statistics and Information Management, Reserve Bank of India, C-8, 2nd  floor, Bandra-Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai-400 051. Phone -022-26578235, 022-26578664. Fax-022-26571555 E-mail.

Sangeeta Das
Director

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