Food Inflation

Sep 01, 2015 at 12:43 | Source: CNBC-TV18
There is going to be no rate cut this year. "We think food inflation expectations will rise over the next several months, core inflation will turn by yea-end into early 2016, so we think that the best of monetary accommodation is over," says Sailesh Jha, Chief Asia Economist, Credit Suisse PBWM
Aug 31, 2015 at 15:49 | Source: PTI
The Finance Minister said oil and commodity prices have seen global slump and India is a net importer of these.
Aug 28, 2015 at 11:53 | Source: Reuters
While the Bank of Japan has said it will look through the effect of slumping oil costs on inflation, the weak figures will keep it under pressure to expand its massive stimulus programme.
Aug 28, 2015 at 10:33 | Source: CNBC
The core consumer price index (CPI), which excludes volatile prices of fresh food but includes prices of oil products, was flat in July from the year-ago period, government data showed on Friday, compared with Reuters' forecast for a drop of 0.2 percent and down from a 0.1 percent rise in June.
Aug 24, 2015 at 12:08 | Source: PTI
The Governor also hinted at lower rates, saying the RBI will look at emerging room for more accommodation on the back of lower commodity prices, astute food management by the government and strong anti-inflation policy stance of the central bank.
Aug 21, 2015 at 17:15 | Source: PTI
"Lower inflation because of lower commodity prices and lower food inflation may spur demand. "The indicators from the first quarter indicates that agriculture, industry and services are continuing to grow at same or similar rates as last quarter," National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) said.
Aug 20, 2015 at 13:40 | Source: Reuters
The Labor Department said on Wednesday its Consumer Price Index edged up 0.1 percent last month, with gasoline and food prices increasing marginally. July's rise marked a sixth straight monthly increase.
Aug 20, 2015 at 09:10 | Source:
The reduction in Moody's growth target for India in the current year due to a below-average monsoon and the stalling of reforms should give the finance ministry another wakeup call for action.
Aug 14, 2015 at 12:08 | Source:
The July Wholesale Price Index (WPI) contracted for ninth straight month to -4.05 percent against -2.4% in June on account of easing commodity and food prices.
Aug 14, 2015 at 09:17 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Overall it will be the ninth month of decline that will come through if in case it is in deflation territory and the core inflation is expected then to decline for the fifth straight month.
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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

3.08 PM Jul 8th 2014

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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

5.17 PM Jul 7th 2014


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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 2014


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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 2014

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

2.18 PM Jul 1st 2014


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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 2014


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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

1.15 PM Jun 27th 2014

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

11.35 AM Jun 26th 2014

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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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