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Food inflation at 8.74% y/y as on April 9

business Updated: Apr 21, 2011 12:27 IST
Reuters
New Delhi

The food price index rose 8.74% and the fuel price index climbed 13.05% in the year to April 9, government data on Thursday showed.

In the previous week, annual food and fuel inflation stood at 8.28% and 12.97%, respectively.

The primary articles price index was up 11.96%, compared with an annual rise of 11.40% a week earlier.

The wholesale price index-based inflation, the most widely watched gauge of prices in India, rose 8.98% in March from a year earlier, higher than February's 8.31% rise.