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India’s economy expanded less than 5 percent for a second straight quarter as investments slowed, according to a May 31 government report. Sales at Maruti Suzuki India Ltd., the nation’s biggest automaker by volume, fell each month this year compared with the same period last year.
Steel demand rose 3.3 percent in the year ended March 31, less than half the government’s 8 percent estimate.
Left: A worker makes kitchen mixer bowls.