Current Affairs   »   Economy and Finance   »   WPI inflation ease to 4.95 percent...

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, Insurance & other exams

WPI inflation 4.95 percent in December: Key Points

  • In December 2022, the inflation rate for food items was (-)1.25% while it was 18.09% for fuel and electricity.
  • According to a statement from the ministry of trade and industry, inflation in manufactured goods was 3.37 percent in the month.
  • Declining prices for food items, mineral oils, crude oil, natural gas, textiles, chemicals, and chemical products are the main factors behind the decrease in the inflation rate in December 2022.

SEBI Allows AIFs to Participate in Credit Default Swap Transactions

Important Takeaways For All Government Exams:

  • WPI Inflation, December: 4.95%
  • CPI, 2022: 7.1% till Nov, 2022
  • Finance Minister of India: Nirmala Sitharaman

Find More News on Economy Here

 

WPI inflation ease to 4.95 percent in December_50.1

 

WPI inflation ease to 4.95 percent in December_60.1

Thank You, Your details have been submitted we will get back to you.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *