February 13, 2020 4:15 am
The spike in retail inflation was stoked by higher price levels of food items such as vegetables, eggs, meat and fish and fuels.
February 12, 2020 7:08 pm
The factory output, which is measured in terms of Index of Industrial Production (IIP), had expanded by 2.5 per cent in December 2018. Separately, the retail inflation, which is measured through Consumer Price Index (CPI) jumped by 7.59 per cent in January, highest since May 2014.
January 14, 2020 9:00 am
The UN Food and Agricultural Organisation’s Food Price Index (base year: 2002-04 = 100) averaged 181.7 points in December 2019, the highest since the 185.8 level of December 2014.
January 14, 2020 2:39 am
According to data released by the National Statistical Office (NSO) Monday, vegetable items recorded the highest inflation rate at 60.5 per cent in December 2019, followed by pulses and products at 15.44 per cent, meat and fish at 9.57 per cent and egg at 8.79 per cent, among others.
November 14, 2019 4:06 am
Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) inflation rose to 7.89 per cent in October as against 5.11 per cent in September.
October 15, 2019 6:23 am
Inflation rate for meat & fish, vegetables and pulses jumped to 10.3 per cent, 15.4 per cent and 8.4 per cent, respectively, in September from 8.5 per cent, 6.9 per cent and 6.9 per cent in the previous month.
October 14, 2019 7:21 pm
The consumer price index (CPI) based inflation was registered at 3.28 per cent in August. On year-on-year basis, the inflation was 3.70 per cent in the September 2018.
September 13, 2019 2:28 am
Manufacturing output, which carries weight of 77.63 per cent in IIP, picked up pace to 4.2 per cent growth rate in July as against a growth of 0.2 per cent in the previous month, though it was lower than 7.0 per cent in the year-ago period.
August 13, 2019 10:32 pm
While lowering the key interest rate for the fourth time in a row earlier this month, the RBI had maintained its "accommodative" stance that meant an increase is off the table.
July 13, 2019 5:47 am
As per data released by Central Statistics Office (CSO), factory output growth based on Index of Industrial Production (IIP) fell to 3.1 per cent in May as against 4.3 per cent in April, mainly due to subdued performance of mining and manufacturing sectors.