Inflation based on wholesale prices eased to a six-month low of 2.84 per cent in January on cheaper food articles even as vegetable prices
Inflation based on wholesale price index (WPI) accelerated further to 3.93 per cent in November due to a sharp rise in onion prices and costlier
For vegetables it was 22.48 per cent in November. The inflation in the segment was a only 7.47 per cent in October.
Inflation at the wholesale price level rose to 6-month high of 3.59 per cent in October, a near 1 per cent point jump from September, which was
Retail inflation for industrial workers slid to 2.89 per cent in September, from 4.14 per cent in the same month last year, on account of cheaper
Onion prices, however, continued to rule high with 79.78% increase in September. In egg, meat and fish segment the rate of price rise was 5.47%.
Wholesale inflation rose to 1.88 per cent in July, as compared to last year as prices of some commodities increased in the first month of Goods
Potato saw a maximum deflation of 47.32 per cent, followed by pulses at 25.47 per cent.
The cooling down of wholesale price index (WPI) is namely on account of a sharp reduction in vegetable prices.
The worst performing sectors in April were manufacturing, capital goods and consumer durables.
Inflation based on wholesale prices shot up to 39-month high of 6.55 per cent in February because of costlier food and fuel items. The Wholesale
Soaring petrol and diesel prices fuelled wholesale inflation to a 30-month high of 5.25 per cent in January although vegetables and pulses
Wholesale inflation broke the 3-month declining trend and rose to 3.39 per cent in December 2016 from 3.15 per cent in November. WPI rose mainly
Retail inflation eased further to nearly 3-year low of 3.41 per cent in December, reflecting weak demand as consumers grappled with cash crunch