Business Sales of manufacturing cos contracted 41.1 pc in Q1: RBI Updated : October 20, 2020 09:00 PM IST The contraction was broad-based and varied across industries. Only pharmaceutical companies recorded higher sales on both annual and sequential (Q-o-Q) basis. 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.