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Sunday, Feb 23, 2020

Food inflation

Feb 01, 2020 01:48
Currently, two of the Government of India’s (GoI) largest schemes focussed on reviving the rural economy have been the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) and the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN). read more
Jan 29, 2020 23:15
According to the data, production of major horticulture crops touched a record 310.74 million tonnes during 2018-19, but the output of the three key vegetables – onion, potato and tomato – was lower than the previous high in 2017-18. read more
Jan 13, 2020 21:22
Retail food prices, which make up nearly half of the India’s inflation basket, increased 14.12% in December from a year earlier, against 10.01% in November. read more
Jan 13, 2020 20:35
The inflation rate is higher than the RBI’s comfort level (actually it’s well in excess), but much of the increase is because of food inflation, and an increase in communication costs after most telcos decided to increase tariffs read more
Jan 13, 2020 18:44
Core inflation – the non-food non-fuel component of CPI basket – has also increased marginally after declining for four consecutive months, even as the headline numbers were rising. read more
Jan 13, 2020 18:02
The retail inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 2.11 per cent in December 2018 and 5.54 per cent in November 2019. read more
Jan 10, 2020 11:59
This is a classic case of a non-tariff barrier to free trade, which follows India’s deep resentment of what it sees as “undue interference” by a foreign country in its internal political matters. read more
Dec 16, 2019 13:30
An immediate trigger for this round of milk price hike is an increase in animal fodder prices, which has become scarce following heavy rains during the August-September period, said an official of the Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation, which... read more
Nov 13, 2019 17:49
India’s factory output shrank for the second straight month at 4.3% in September, recording its worst show since the present series was launched in April 2012. read more
Sep 25, 2019 08:43
The Act imposes restrictions on the food economy by limiting food quantities traders can buy from farmers and hold as stocks. There are no permanent storage ceilings or commodities under Act but the law empowers the government to include or exclude items... read more
Sep 08, 2019 08:13
Tax projections made in the budget are based on projected nominal GDP growth for the year. This year’s budget had a projected nominal GDP growth of 12%. An 8% growth rate can lead to a serious shortfall in taxes. read more
Sep 02, 2019 14:30
India’s GDP growth plummeted to 5% in the first quarter of the current fiscal year. This is the lowest in 25 quarters. This is only the second instance of growth rate falling for five consecutive quarters since 1999. read more
Sep 02, 2019 13:06
A four percentage point shortfall in this figure for the entire year, if it happens, will mean a big shortfall in tax collections. This also means that the government will find it very difficult to spend what it has committed in the budget. read more
Aug 23, 2019 00:24
Unfortunately, there is no high frequency income or consumption data for the Indian economy. What we do have is monthly data for rural wages, which is available until June 2019. read more