Inflation in food articles during the month was at 8.17 percent, as against 3.84 percent in August, showed the data from the commerce and industry ministry.
WPI August Food Index increased to 153.3 from 152.0 in July
Inflation in food articles during June stood at 2.04 percent, as against 1.13 percent in May. In fuel and power basket, deflation stood at 13.60 percent in June, against 19.83 percent in the previous month.
Worries about deflation for the manufacturing sector may be misplaced
"The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly Wholesale Price Index (WPI), stood at (-) 3.21 percent (provisional) for May 2020 as compared to 2.79 percent during the corresponding month of the previous year," the commerce and industry ministry said in a statement.
The WPI inflation for food articles for February 2020 came in at 7.79 percent as against 11.51 percent in the previous month.
Inflation in primary articles, which have a weightage of 22.62 percent, came in at 10.01 percent for January, against 11.46 in December
The rate of price rise for food articles rose to 11 percent during the month as against 9.80 a month earlier, while for non-food articles it eased 1.93 percent from 2.35 percent in October, showed the data released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry on Monday.
The rate of price rise for food articles was at 9.80 percent during the month, while for non-food articles it stood at 2.35 percent, showed the data released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly wholesale price index (WPI), was at 5.22 percent in September 2018.
The group has been tasked to select the most appropriate base year for the preparation of a new official series of WPI and producer price index (PPI) in India.
India’s retail inflation for May inched up to 3.05 percent—7-month high—from 2.92 percent in April
Wholesale inflation was 3.62% for the same period a year ago.
Overall food inflation rate also edged closer to 5 percent. It was 4.28 in February this year compared to 2.34 percent in the previous month and 0.95 percent in the same of last year.
Wholesale inflation, measured by the Wholesale Price Index (WPI), grew 2.84 percent in January 2017
Kotak Institutional Equities expects the inflation to remain below 4 percent for the next eight months
The WPI is a marker for price movements in bulk buys for traders and broadly mirrors trends in shop-end prices
The WPI is a marker for price movements in bulk buys for traders and broadly mirrors trends in shop-end prices.
Wholesale inflation, which is measured by the Wholesale Price Index (WPI), rose 4.53 percent in August this year and 2.60 percent in September 2017
India's wholesale inflation eased at 4.53 percent in August, as some food items became cheaper, latest price data released by the commerce and industry ministry showed on Friday.
The final wholesale inflation rate for May has been revised to 4.78 percent as compared to 4.43 percent (provisional)
WPI witnessed a growth of 4.43 percent in May. The data for the month of April has been revised to 3.62 percent from 3.18 percent earlier
WPI witnessed a growth of 3.18 percent in April and 2.26 percent in May 2017
According to the Japanese financial services major, despite the moderation in March, industrial production growth averaged 6.2 percent in the January-March period, up from 5.9 percent in Q4 (October-December).
WPI witnessed a growth of 2.47 percent in March and 3.85 percent April 2017