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RBI releases Handbook of Statistics on the Indian Economy 2020-21

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), today released its annual publication titled “Handbook of Statistics on the Indian Economy, 2020-21” (HBS). This publication, the 23rd in the series, disseminates time series data on various economic and financial indicators relating to the Indian economy. The current volume contains 237 statistical tables covering national income aggregates, output, prices, money, banking, financial markets, public finances, foreign trade and balance of payments and select socio-economic indicators.

Longer time series are also available on the Reserve Bank’s Data Warehouse portal "Database on Indian Economy (DBIE)” (, where all data series are updated periodically.

Feedback/comments on the HBS are welcome and may be sent (i) through the feedback button available on the DBIE portal (; or (ii) to the email; or (iii) to the Director, Data Management and Dissemination Division, Department of Statistics and Information Management, Reserve Bank of India, C-9/3rd Floor, Bandra-Kurla Complex, Mumbai 400 051.

Orders for the purchase of this publication may be placed with the Director, Division of Reports and Knowledge Dissemination (Sales Section), Department of Economic and Policy Research, Reserve Bank of India, Amar Building, Ground Floor, P. M. Road, Mumbai-400 001 on payment through demand draft or cheque is drawn in favour of the Reserve Bank of India, payable at Mumbai only. The electronic form of its current and previous issues can also be freely downloaded from the Reserve Bank’s website (

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