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India
India
A salesman arranges gold necklaces at a jewelry shop in the northeastern Indian city of Agartala.
GDP: 7.93%
Inflation: 7.93%
Unemployment: 7.8%
Markets: -51.48%
Gallon of gas: $4.95
Interest Rates: 7.5%


Consumer demand for gold, which typically soars during the Diwali wedding festival, sinks by roughly 20%, signaling trouble. The country's foreign debt expanded to 3.6% of its GDP in 2008, and in October the central bank lends $37.4 billion to financial institutions in October in an effort to boost credit.

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Last updated November 14 2008: 9:27 AM ET
Sources: IMF, national statistics offices, central banks, stock exchanges, AIRINC
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