Food Inflation

Aug 28, 2014 at 15:02 | Source:
State-run Food Corporation of India (FCI) can save as much as Rs 80,000 crore if it cuts down on the additional stock that it maintains over and above the mandated buffer, according to a report by Antique Broking, which calls for restructuring the foodgrains-procuring behemoth.
Aug 28, 2014 at 10:45 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Atsi Sheth, vice-president - senior analyst, sovereign risk group of Moody's says growth will be significantly higher in Q1, but there are risks to agricultural output and the services sector in this quarter and hence the conservative expectation.
Aug 20, 2014 at 20:59 | Source: CNBC-TV18
While taking a tough standing as to hoarding will certainly help as a long-term solution to tackling food inflation, it will also indicate that the government will have to take steps to increase agricultural productivity.
Aug 20, 2014 at 14:44 | Source:
India Ratings & Research (Ind-Ra) believes food inflation will remain elevated firstly due to a delayed monsoon and then excess rains in certain parts of the country.
Aug 19, 2014 at 19:34 | Source:
A heady mix of factors from lack of investment in supply chain, increase in farm inputs as well as a tightly-regulated market is behind the persistent food inflation India has witnessed over the past many years, according to analyses by experts.
Aug 16, 2014 at 14:54 | Source:
Will high food inflation translate into higher core inflation ahead? CNBC-TV18's Latha Venkatesh discusses.
Aug 14, 2014 at 16:48 | Source:
Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation declined to 5.2% in July 2014 from 5.4% in June 2014. Inflation in primary food articles came in at 8.4% in July 2014 (June 2014: 8.1%) mainly due to a rise in fruit and vegetable prices, says India Ratings.
Aug 14, 2014 at 13:12 | Source:
In its recent report, Bank of America Merrill Lynch says normal rains hold the key to the RBI's 6 percent January 2016 target. A 5 percent swing in agro prices impacts CPI inflation by about 250bp
Aug 14, 2014 at 12:00 | Source:
The July wholesale price inflation (WPI) came in at 5.19 percent, marginally higher than CNBC-TV18 poll of 5.16 percent. However, month-on-month food article inflation fell to 7.40 percent versus 8.14 percent while manufactured inflation inched up to 3.67 percent against 3.61 percent in previous month.
Aug 13, 2014 at 13:52 | Source: CNBC-TV18
In an interview to CNBC-TV18, Sonal Varma, India Economist at Nomura Financial Advisory & Securities gave her reading of the spike in CPI inflation numbers and her outlook for the economy going forward.
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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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