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Inflation rises to 4.10 pc on higher food prices

Inflation rises to 4.10 per cent for the week ended August 11, against 4.05 per cent in the previous week, mainly due to higher food prices.

business Updated: Aug 24, 2007 13:27 IST

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Inflation rose to 4.10 per cent for the week ended August 11, against 4.05 per cent in the previous week, mainly due to higher prices of fruits and vegetables, bajra, masoor, gram and some manufactured goods.

The wholesale price-based index, inflation stood at 5.07 per cent in the corresponding week a year ago.

The inflation remained below RBI projection of 5 per cent for the current fiscal.

During the week, prices of some food articles like moong, mutton and eggs witnessed a declined.

Among manufactured items, sugar, cotton yarn, paper and cement got expensive.

First Published: Aug 24, 2007 13:21 IST

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