Food Prices
World  /  Published 27.03.22

West Asia feels pinch of rising food prices

The price of groceries was going up everywhere Souad Amer checked, so it was with nervous hope that she waded into a government-subsidised market in her Cairo neighbourhood where a loudspeaker blared ...
By Vivian Yee in Cairo

Business  /  Published 15.01.22

WPI eases to 13.56%

Wholesale price inflation in December stayed in double digits for the ninth consecutive month at 13.56 per cent — with food prices soaring to a 23-month high of 9.56 per cent. Analysts said the...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 14.07.21

Wholesale inflation eases in June

The wholesale price-based inflation eased marginally to 12.07 per cent in June as crude oil and food items witnessed some softening in prices. However, WPI inflation remained in double-digit for the ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Mumbai

Calcutta  /  Published 25.05.21

Panic buying sends food prices soaring

Beans sold for Rs 150 a kilo at a city market on Monday. About a week back, the price was Rs 75-80. Katla (big) sold for Rs 550 a kilo on Monday. Around a week ago, the price was Rs 400 a kilo. Seve...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.10.20

STATE DIGEST: Food prices soar in Dhanbad

Ramgarh Deputy Commissioner Sandeep Singh on Thursday reviewed the work being done to develop the Chinnamastika Siddha Peeth Rajrappa as a religious and tourism place. Executive Engineer JSBCCL ...
By Our Bureau


Business  /  Published 15.10.20

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 13.10.20

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 13.10.20

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 12.08.20

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


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