Food Prices
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 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

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 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

Opinion  /  Published 20.05.19

India's economy: broad hints of causes for worry

The ministry of commerce has released the latest data on wholesale price index inflation. The data on food inflation have attracted attention as it soared to a 33-month high in April 2019. However, th...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 29.09.19

Government bans onion exports

The government on Sunday banned the export of onions to increase the availability of the commodity in the domestic market and contain rising prices.'Export of all varieties of prohibited w...
By The Telegraph and PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 15.06.20

WPI inflation falls 3.21% in May, but food prices rise

Wholesale prices in the country witnessed a deflation of 3.21 per cent in May due to sharp decline in prices of fuel and power, even as food articles turned expensive.'The annual rate of inflation, ba...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.08.19

Government frowns on five-star food prices

The government on Tuesday said five-star hotels charging exorbitant rates for food items like bananas and eggs was “unfair trade practice” and would seek explanations from them.Food and consumer a...
By PTI in New Delhi


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