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Strong growth likely in run-up to election

India Economic Outlook
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Economic growth has surged in recent quarters and we expect it to remain strong over the next year or so, supported by buoyant private and government consumption ahead of the general election that is due in mid-2019. Core inflation is also set to stay elevated by recent standards, which will prompt the RBI to follow up its recent rate hike with further modest policy tightening.