Wholesale Price Index Wpi
Business  /  Published 17.11.20

Wholesale price rises

A spike in potato prices pushed the wholesale price index to an eight month high of 1.48 per cent in October. Potato prices have leapt 107 per cent year-on-year. WPI inflation was 1.32 per cent in Se...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 14.09.20

Retail inflation will fall, asserts CEA

Chief economic adviser K.V. Subramanian has attributed the rise in inflation to supply-side frictions and exuded confidence that retail inflation will come down in the days ahead with the easing of lo...
By PTI in New Delhi

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 14.12.18

Wholesale inflation at 3-month low

Wholesale price inflation dipped to a three-month low of 4.64 per cent in November because of lower prices of vegetables and petrol products. The wholesale price index (WPI)-based inflation was 5.28 p...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 14.05.20

Govt reports 10.12% deflation in fuel, power basket

The government on Thursday released truncated data for April wholesale price-based inflation saying there was limited transaction of products in the market due to the outbreak of Covid-19.As per the d...
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 16.03.20

WPI inflation eases to 2.26% in February

Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation softened to 2.26 per cent in February on the back of cheaper food items and vegetables, the government data showed on Monday. In January, the WPI inflation...
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

Business  /  Published 14.02.19

Wholesale inflation declines

Wholesale price inflation dropped to a 10- month low of 2.76 per cent in January on the back of softer prices of fuel and some food items, increasing the prospect of a rate cut by the RBI in its April...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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