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Food Prices
Business  /  Published 14.10.20

Wholesale price inflation at 1.32%

A spike in the prices of food items pushed wholesale price inflation to a seven-month high of 1.32 per cent in September, after turning positive in August for the first time since March. The WPI-base...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 12.10.20

Factory output dismal, prices of food pinch

According to data released by the National Statistical Office, the Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) crossed the double-digit mark and was 10.68 per cent in September. The inflation in the vegetable s...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 12.10.20

Truck strike fuels food price hike fears

Vegetables, eggs, fruits, fish and other items can become costlier down the week following a three-day strike by truckers starting Monday. Thousands of trucks carrying essential items to the state hav...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 11.08.20

Food prices drive up inflation to 6.93%

India’s retail inflation edged up slightly in July due to higher food prices, remaining firmly above the RBI’s medium-term target of 4 per cent for a 10th straight month, a Reuters poll sh...
By Reuters in Bangalore

Business  /  Published 14.07.20

WPI inflation falls 1.81 per cent in June, but food prices rise

The wholesale price-based inflation declined 1.81 per cent in June due to decline in prices of fuel and power, even as food articles remained expensive. The rate of deflation in May was 3.21 per cent...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 16.12.19

WPI inflation rises to 0.58% in November

Wholesale prices based inflation rose to 0.58 per cent in November, as against 0.16 per cent in October due to increase in prices of food articles.The annual inflation, based on monthly wholesale pric...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 12.06.20

Government skips IIP, price data

The government on Friday held back the release of the complete data of the index of industrial production for April, saying it is not appropriate to compare the data with the earlier months because of...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 13.11.19

Retail inflation jumps to 4.62% in October

Retail price based consumer inflation spiked to 16-month high of 4.62 per cent in October on costlier food items, reducing the headroom for a rate cut by the RBI in its monetary policy due next month....
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 14.05.19

Inflation dips, food prices rise

Wholesale price inflation fell to 3.07 per cent in April from 3.18 per cent in March, but rising food prices are a big concern.Inflation based on the wholesale price index stood at 3.62 per cent in A...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 12.09.19

Factory growth shoots up

Industrial output expanded to an eight-month high of 4.3 per cent in July, beating analyst estimates of 2.3 per cent growth for the month, driven by higher output in manufacturing, mining and consume...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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