Our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy have changed.

By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to the new Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

6 of 10
BACKNEXT
India
India
India's economy is still expanding, but growth is slowing.
GDP 5.1%
Inflation 10.4%
Unemployment 6.8%
Markets -7%
Gallon of gas $4.06
Interest Rates 5.5%

Challenges In the last two months of 2008 and first month of 2009, the Indian economy expanded, but yielded the slowest growth in more than five years. Rescue options are limited with soaring inflation, an escalating budget deficit and a mounting liquidity crisis.

Solutions The central bank lent $37.4 billion to financial institutions in October in an effort to boost credit. In December, the government unveiled an $8 billion stimulus package that includes tax cuts, small business spending and a program to help troubled homeowners.

See stats for all 10 countries

NEXT: Iceland
Last updated March 30 2009: 8:02 AM ET
Sources: IMF, national statistics offices, central banks, national stock exchange, AIRINC
More Galleries
5 great day trips from Sydney Standout escapes just a short journey from Australia's largest city. More
New cameras go weird, wearable - even old school Meet the new crop of digital cameras, an eclectic group each with a very particular set of skills. More
Exploring 10 great cities for business in Asia From Shanghai to Tokyo, Mumbai to Hong Kong, here's how to make the most of the days between the deadlines. More

Special Offer