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India’s WPI inflation eases to 3.85 per cent in February

India’s Wholesale price index (WPI)-based inflation eased below the 4 per cent-mark in February and was recorded at 3.85 per cent, data released by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry showed. In January, the WPI inflation figure was 4.73 per cent. This is the lowest since January 2021 when the WPI inflation was 2.51 per cent. Buy Prime […]

India’s WPI inflation eases to 24-month low of 4.73% in January

India’s wholesale price index India’s wholesale price index (WPI)-based inflation eased to 4.73 per cent in January on an annual basis from 4.95 per cent in December, stated provisional data from the Commerce Ministry. The month-on-month change in WPI index for January witnessed an increase of 0.13 per cent as against a contraction of 1.12 […]

WPI inflation ease to 4.95 percent in December

WPI inflation 4.95 percent in December In December 2022, the wholesale price-based inflation fell to 4.95 percent, primarily as a result of lower costs for food items and crude oil. Inflation measured by the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) was 5.85% in November 2022 and 14.27% in December 2021. Buy Prime Test Series for all Banking, SSC, […]

WPI Inflation Declines to 21-Month low of 5.85 % in Nov

The wholesale price-based inflation declined to a 21-month low of 5.85 per cent in November on easing prices of food, fuel and manufactured items. After remaining in double digits for 19 months, the wholesale price index (WPI) based inflation declined to 8.39 per cent in October. The inflation was  14.87 per cent in November 2021. […]

India’s WPI inflation falls to 10.7% in Sep from 12.41% in Aug

India’s WPI inflation falls to 10.7% in Sep: Inflation based on the Wholesale Price Index(WPI) decreased to 10.70% in September. According to official figures, the WPI-based inflation rate was 12.41% in August. High-speed diesel (HSD) saw the highest inflation rate at 65.96%. (YoY). It was followed by price increases of 44.72 percent for crude oil […]

Wholesale Price Index (WPI) declines to 13.93% in July

According to figures issued by the commerce ministry, Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based inflation in India decreased to 13.93% in July. The WPI inflation rate dropped from a record-breaking 16.63 percent in May to 15.18 percent in June. Wholesale Price Index (WPI) inflation was 11.57 percent in July 2021. The wholesale price index increased by double […]

WPI inflation spiked to 15.88% in May 2022

Wholesale price inflation spiked to 15.88% in May, the highest since September 1991 as a surge in price pressure in food and fuel overwhelmed a moderation in the dominant manufactured product segment. In April, the WPI inflation was recorded at 15.08%. Inflation based on the wholesale price index (WPI) has remained in double digits for […]

WPI inflation at a record high of 15.08% in April 2022

India’s wholesale inflation soared to a three-decade high in April as high commodity prices and supply-chain disruptions pushed up input costs for producers. The annual rate of inflation was 15.08% (Provisional) for the month of April 2022 (Y-o-Y) as compared to 10.74% in April 2021. The rate of inflation based on the WPI Food Index […]

WPI in October at five-month high of 12.54%

Ministry of Commerce & Industry released its data on Wholesale Price Index (WPI). As per Ministry’s data, provisional Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation have been accelerated to a five-month high to 12.54% in October 2021 as against 66% recorded in September. This rise was attributed to an increase in fuel and manufacturing prices. The […]