Consumer Price Index (CPI)

  • Retail inflation surges to 3-month high of 6.5%

    India’s consumer inflation hit a three-month high in January at 6.5%, reversing its downtrend because of higher food prices. The year-on-year increase in the consumer price index (CPI) breached the central bank’s upper tolerance limit of 6%, after keeping within...

    Published On February 14th, 2023
  • Inflation cools to one-year low of 5.7% in December

    Retail inflation declined to a one-year low of 5.72 per cent in December 2022, mainly due to softening prices of food items. Also, it was well within the Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) comfort range of 2 per cent-6 per...

    Published On January 13th, 2023
  • Retail Inflation Eases to 6.77% in October

    India's retail inflation, which is measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), fell to a three-month low of 6.77% in October, down from 7.41% in September, due to weaker food price rises and a strong year-on-year base. Buy Prime Test...

    Published On November 15th, 2022