Wholesale Inflation rises to 6.55% in February 2017


Wholesale inflation shot up to a 39-month high of 6.55% in February 2017, on account of costlier food and fuel items.

Wholesale price based inflation had stood at 5.25% in January 2017, and 3.68% in December 2016. According to official data, food inflation jumped to 2.69% in February 2017, from minus 0.56% in January 2017. Inflation in the fuel basket spurted to 21.02% in February 2017, from 18.14% in January 2017.
What can be the possible questions from above news:
Q1.  At what percent Wholesale inflation rose in February 2017 as compared to 5.25% in January 2017, recently.
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Source- The Hindu

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