Food Inflation

Nov 25, 2014 at 16:27 | Source: CNBC
The BOJ`s commitment to pull the country out of two decades of deflation remains "unshakable", according to the minutes from its policy meeting on October 31, when the central bank expanded its asset purchase program by 30 trillion yen to 80 trillion yen.
Nov 17, 2014 at 16:28 | Source: PTI
The change in the global brokerage firm's rate cut view is largely because of the recent sharper than expected fall in headline inflation, contained core prices, and no sharp increase in food prices despite a weak monsoon.
Nov 14, 2014 at 11:48 | Source:
While food inflation during the month hit its lowest level since January 2012, fuel inflation has been lowest since October 2009.
Nov 13, 2014 at 12:56 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Madan Sabnavis believes RBI will be looking more closely at food inflation rather than core inflation. He adds that there are two key determinants of inflation food and fuel - both of which have to be monitored on a quarter-on-quarter basis.
Nov 13, 2014 at 08:41 | Source: Reuters
The world's biggest vegetable oil importer levies a 2.5 percent tax on the crude variety and 10 percent on refined. It imports nearly 60 percent of its 18-19 million tonnes annual demand, mostly as palm oil from top producers Indonesia and Malaysia.
Nov 13, 2014 at 08:29 | Source: CNBC
Consumer prices rose a slower-than-expected 5.5 percent on year in October, following a 6.5 percent increase in the previous month, led by a fall in local food prices.
Nov 12, 2014 at 08:51 | Source:
The Consumer Price Inflation (CPI) numbers comes in for September today. These are the last CPI numbers before the Credit Policy on December 2, 2014. According to CNBC-TV18 poll the CPI will come at 5.63 percent against September CPI at 6.46 percent and in last year same time it was 10.2 percent.
Nov 08, 2014 at 14:11 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Sonal Varma, economist at Nomura India, thinks everyone is overplaying the role of commodity price fall on CPI considering it is largely a non-tradable basket because it has food and services in it. Hence the impact is rather low.
Oct 31, 2014 at 09:07 | Source: CNBC
Nationwide core consumer prices rose 3 percent in September from a year ago, data on Friday showed. The rise in the core consumer price index (CPI), which excludes volatile food prices, was in line with analyst expectations in a Reuters poll. In August, core consumer prices rose 3.1 percent.
Oct 14, 2014 at 12:00 | Source:
Wholesale Price Index (WPI) inflation in September eased to 2.38 percent from 3.74 percent in August led by fall in fuel, food and manufactured products prices. The WPI was expected to come in at 3.1 percent.
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election. After that, there were no major social policy initiatives on the part of the UPA, except for the National Food Security Act which is yet to be implemented. By 2014, the UPA-II government had little to claim credit for, and plenty to be blamed for — scams, ineptitude, food inflation, the “direct

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of the things we need to do have little to do with the budget itself. For example, making it easier to do business, improving supplies of items that are contributing to food inflation, skilling labour for better jobs, etc. Those issues will be tackled directly by my cabinet colleagues and the partnership we

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Respected Sir, Lower interest rate is the panacea for all the evils in our economy. Lower interest rates boosts demand and investment starting a positive vicious cycle of demand, growth, investment and demand. The food inflation cannot be controlled by tight monetary policy as it is a supply side

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. He blamed hoarders for the rise in food inflation, saying there is no "panic situation. Moreover, earlier on Wednesday, stressing on the need for fiscal consolidation, the FM said some tough decisions now will ensure faster recovery of the economy. He also warned that Iraq and the drought threat may

10.58 PM Jul 6th


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BJP Government has to keep the Food prices under control.High Food Inflation was one of their main election agenda and had promised to rein in Food Inflation.People have very high expectations from Narendra Modi and the BJP.They cannot let the common man down....JANTA JANARDAN HAI!!

10.06 AM Jul 4th

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PM Modi takes stock of food inflation, faces flak over fuel price hike

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food inflation will spoil the party.even vegetable vendors are talking about poor monsoons and wants cash in.rice went up by 20% this week. OMG

1.40 PM Jun 30th


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and can impact domestic economy. Government can`t go on cutting excise of all sectors and with high food inflation reduction of interest rates will be difficult, there by slowing the cyclic sectors revival. Though cyclic sectors can be very profitable while turnaround, getting in and out at right time can

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Do you see food inflation climbing further because of deficient rains?

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Source:Economic Times - NEW DELHI: Drought-like conditions are intensifying as the monsoon hasn`t moved an inch for 10 days now, leaving oilseeds, pulses and paddy fields parched and posing the threat of food inflation and weak rural demand in the first year of the Narendra Modi government. Prices

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