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In August, most food items contracted except pulses (9.41%) and onion (62.78%).(HT file)

WPI inflation sees marginal uptick due to rise in prices

By Asit Ranjan Mishra, Livemint, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 15, 2021 01:44 AM IST
  • Data released by the industry department on Tuesday showed food inflation contracted 1.29% in August while fuel inflation and manufactured products inflation rose to 26.09% and 11.39% respectively during the same month.
During March, fuel prices rose 10.25%, while prices of manufactured items increased by 7.34%. Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg(Bloomberg)
During March, fuel prices rose 10.25%, while prices of manufactured items increased by 7.34%. Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg(Bloomberg)

WPI inflation zooms to 8-yr high in March

By Asit Ranjan Mishra, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 16, 2021 04:19 AM IST
  • Data released by the industry department showed Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based inflation soared to 7.39% in March, the highest in the series that started in April 2011.
The wholesale price-based inflation stood at 0.16 per cent in August.(AP)
The wholesale price-based inflation stood at 0.16 per cent in August.(AP)

WPI inflation rises to 1.32% in September mainly on costlier food articles

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Susmita Pakrasi
PUBLISHED ON OCT 14, 2020 02:05 PM IST
The wholesale price index based (WPI) inflation was in the negative territory for four straight months -- April (-) 1.57 per cent, May (-) 3.37 per cent, June (-) 1.81 per cent and July (-) 0.58 per cent.
Wholesale prices-based inflation rose to 3.1 per cent in January. (Representative Image)(Bloomberg)
Wholesale prices-based inflation rose to 3.1 per cent in January. (Representative Image)(Bloomberg)

WPI inflation rises to 3.1 percent in January

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2020 02:44 PM IST
The annual inflation, based on monthly wholesale price index (WPI), was at 2.76 per cent during the same month a year ago (January 2019).
A vegetable vendor displays onions to a customer at a market, at Samaypur Badli, in New Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)
A vegetable vendor displays onions to a customer at a market, at Samaypur Badli, in New Delhi.(Burhaan Kinu/HT PHOTO)

WPI inflation surged to 2.59 per cent in December, stung by onion price rise

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JAN 14, 2020 12:39 PM IST
The annual inflation, based on monthly wholesale price index (WPI), was at 3.46 per cent during the same month a year ago (December 2018).
The rate of price rise for food articles rose to 11 per cent during November as against 9.80 a month earlier(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)
The rate of price rise for food articles rose to 11 per cent during November as against 9.80 a month earlier(Burhaan Kinu/HT Photo)

Wholesale Price Index-based inflation rises to 0.58 per cent in November

Mumbai | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2019 12:31 PM IST
The consumer price index based retail inflation, as per data released last week, spiked to over a 3-year high of 5.54 per cent in November due to costlier food products
Mumbai...14th June 2011... News... Men at work at the vegetable market at Crawford on Tuesday. India's Wholesale Price Index (WPI) rose an annual 9.06 percent in May as the Government data shows - Photo by Kalpak Pathak(HT File Photo)
Mumbai...14th June 2011... News... Men at work at the vegetable market at Crawford on Tuesday. India's Wholesale Price Index (WPI) rose an annual 9.06 percent in May as the Government data shows - Photo by Kalpak Pathak(HT File Photo)

WPI inflation slips to 3.07% in April, food prices still high

New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2019 03:11 PM IST
Vegetables inflation was at 40.65 per cent in April, up from 28.13 per cent in the previous month. Inflation in food articles basket was 7.37 per cent, up from 5.68 per cent in the previous month.
Inflation based on wholesale prices fell to a 8-month low of 3.80 per cent in December, 2018, on softening prices of fuel and some food items.(Bloomberg/ Representative Image)
Inflation based on wholesale prices fell to a 8-month low of 3.80 per cent in December, 2018, on softening prices of fuel and some food items.(Bloomberg/ Representative Image)

WPI inflation at 8-month low of 3.80% in December on softening fuel, food prices

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON JAN 14, 2019 02:46 PM IST
According to the government data released Monday, deflation in food articles stood at 0.07 per cent in December, against 3.31 per cent in November.
(Wholesale food prices in March fell 0.07% year-on-year, compared with a 0.07% rise a month earlier.(AFP Photo)
(Wholesale food prices in March fell 0.07% year-on-year, compared with a 0.07% rise a month earlier.(AFP Photo)

Wholesale price inflation eases to 2.47% in March

Reuters, New Delhi | By Reuters
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2018 01:59 PM IST
Annual Wholesale Price Index (WPI) inflation last month eased to 2.47% from a year earlier, a shade lower than a provisional 2.48% rise in February.
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