WPI inflation eases to 0.16% in October
Commodity Online | November 14 2019
UPDATED 18:39:30 IST

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Wholesale prices based inflation eased further to 0.16% in October, as against 0.33% in September due to subdued prices of non-food articles and fall in prices of manufactured items, according to latest government data.

The annual inflation, based on monthly wholesale price index (WPI), was at 5.54% in October 2018.

The rate of price rise for food articles was at 9.80% during the month, while for non-food articles it stood at 2.35%, showed the data released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

For manufactured products, the wholesale inflation was at (-)0.84% in October 2019.

However, the retail inflation for the month hit a 16-month high of 4.62% due to soaring prices of food articles, including fruits and vegetables.

 

Commodity Arrivals Rate
Mustard Oil 1 9050.00
Coconut Oil 0.1 16900.00
Arecanut 25 15000.00
Sugar 0.5 4000.00

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