Sun, 11 Nov 2012 15:45:00 GMT | By PTI

2012 a forgettable year: Anand Sharma

Mumbai: Commerce and industry minister Anand Sharma on Sunday said 2012 is not a year that the government would like to remember with recent developments in the world having adversely impacted the country's economic growth.


2012 a forgettable year: Sharma (© Reuters)

"Recent developments in the world have adversely impacted even the major emerging economies including China and us.

"Year 2012 is not a year which Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, my colleague at the finance ministry P Chidambaram or I would like to remember," Sharma told a industry gathering at a luncheon meeting with the visiting Afghan president Hamid Karzai in Mumbai on Saturday.

The country's economic growth this fiscal has been sharply revised downwards from 8%-plus in the beginning to a decadal low of 5.5-6.0%.

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