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Since food has a 39% share in the overall inflation basket, a spike in food inflation in December also led to overall CPI rising 7.35%, the highest since July 2014.(Bloomberg (Image for representation purpose))

Is India’s food inflation imported?

By Roshan Kishore | New Delhi
UPDATED ON FEB 20, 2020 10:28 AM IST
A comparison of the CPI Food and FAO’s FPI show that the two have been moving in tandem in the last one year. Does this mean that India’s food inflation is driven by global factors?
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