India’s Wholesale inflation rate eases to 2.76% in Jan
Commodity Online | February 15 2019
UPDATED 12:34:03 IST

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The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly Wholesale Price Index (WPI), stood at 2.76 per cent (provisional) for January 2019 (over January 2018) as compared to 3.80 per cent (provisional) for the previous month and 3.02 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year.

Build up inflation rate in the financial year so far was 2.49 per cent compared to a build up rate of 2.47 per cent in the corresponding period of the previous year.

Where the November WPI showed downward inflation to 4.47% from previous 4.64%, inflation in cereals, Wheat and Pulses increased 7.95%, 9.94% and 7.55%, respectively.

The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) data for January, furnished by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, showed that wholesale prices registered a slower rate than the rise of 3.80 per cent reported for December 2018.



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