Friday, Jan 27, 2023

wholesale price index


Fodder inflation soars to 28.66% in December 2022, no respite in sight from higher milk prices

January 19, 2023 1:55 am

The rise in fodder prices is significant as it increases the cost of milk production, which affects consumers’ household budgets.

Fodder inflation up to 27.31%, highest since June 2013

November 15, 2022 2:50 am

The WPI-based fodder inflation was 8.85% in October last year. However, it increased sharply in 2022 and reached 25.54% in August and 25.23% in September.

Wholesale fodder inflation remains high with over 25% WPI for September

October 15, 2022 6:49 am

The overall WPI inflation has “eased” to 10.70 per cent in September 2022 as compared to 12.41 per cent in August 2022. While the fodder inflation has been rising since December 2021, the overall WPI inflation has softened in recent months.

Ashok Gulati writes: Out of tune

September 19, 2022 10:06 am

Ashok Gulati writes: An orchestra of multiple instruments is required to deal with the continuing high inflation

High WPI may put pressure on retail inflation: RBI

May 27, 2022 1:50 pm

In its annual report, the RBI said that the cost-push pressures from high industrial raw material prices, transportation costs and global logistics, and supply chain bottlenecks continue to impinge on core inflation.

It is unclear why RBI has hiked interest rates now

May 31, 2022 11:39 am

Rajeswari Sengupta writes: RBI's surprise move raises questions over its objective. Its mandate is to target inflation, not shore up rupee

Daily Briefing: Missing case in Khargone communal clash becomes the first casualty, Jaffna's fishermen issue aggravates following New Delhi-Beijing renewable energy project

April 19, 2022 8:58 am

A week after communal clashes broke out in Madhya Pradesh’s Khargone during a Ram Navami procession, a 28-year-old man who went missing soon after became the first casualty of the clashes.

WPI inflation at double-digit level for 8th straight month

December 15, 2021 5:20 am

India's WPI Inflation November 2021: This is the highest level of wholesale inflation in the 2011-12 series and eighth consecutive month in which it has stayed at a double-digit level.

Oct: Costlier crude pushes up wholesale inflation to 5-month high

November 16, 2021 2:16 am

Inflation, based on the Wholesale Price Index (WPI), has remained in double digits for the seventh straight month in October. WPI inflation in September was at 10.66 per cent, while in October 2020 it was at 1.31 per cent.

India’s WPI inflation spikes to 12.54% in October: Govt data

November 15, 2021 7:43 pm

India's WPI Inflation October 2021: The wholesale price index (WPI) grew 10.66 per cent during the month of September and it rose to 11.64 per cent in August, the data from the Ministry of Commerce & Industry showed.