Economy GDP growth drops to 4.5%, the weakest pace in over six years Updated : November 30, 2019 10:14 AM IST The economy had expanded at 5 percent in the first quarter of 2019-20, its slowest annual pace since 2013. The FY2018-19 ended with an overall GDP growth rate of 6.8 percent, which was marginally lower compared to the year before. The previous low was recorded at 4.3 percent in the January-March period of 2012-13. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.