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      Wholesale and Retail Inflation Rise, while Industry Output Falls

      Wednesday, June 15th, 2016 Amritesh no responses

      WHOLESALE PRICE INDEXWholesale Price Index (WPI) for the month of May, 2016 continued to rise, gaining 0.79% as compared to 0.34% in the previous month. Inflation is on the rise for past two months. The rise is mainly attributed to steep rise in the food prices and manufactured products. However, the softer crude prices has shielded against steeper rise in inflation rates. The food inflation rose steeply to 7.88% as compared to 4.23% in the previous month. The fuel and power segment, inflation declined by (-)6.14% as compared to (-)4.83% in the previous month. Wholesale Inflation takes into account the prices paid by the manufacturers on the goods imported and used as inputs. The main reason behind the WPI witnessing…

      Wholesale Inflation In Positive for First Time in 18 Months

      Tuesday, May 17th, 2016 Amritesh no responses

      WHOLESALE PRICE INDEX (WPI)Wholesale Price Index (WPI) for the month of April, 2016 has bucked the negative trend for the first time in the recent past, as it gained 0.34% as compared to (-)0.85% in the previous month. Inflation is in the positive after 18 months. The rise is mainly attributed to rise in the food prices and manufactured products. However, the softening of crude prices has shielded against steeper rise in inflation rates. The food inflation rose marginally to 4.23% as compared to 3.73% in the previous month. The fuel and power segment, inflation declined by (-)4.83% as compared to (-)8.3% in the previous month. Wholesale Inflation takes into account the prices paid by the manufacturers on the goods…

      Inflation Drops while Industry Output Grows….!!!!!!

      Monday, April 18th, 2016 Amritesh no responses

      WHOLESALE PRICE INDEXWholesale Price Index (WPI) for the month of March, 2016 continued with the deflationary trend, with a marginal drop to (-)0.85% as compared to (-)0.91% in the previous month. Inflation has stayed negative consecutively for the past 17 months. This is the leanest period observed since the WPI Index was launched in 2005. The fall in WPI inflation is mainly contributed due to slide in Crude Prices which ensured that wholesale inflation remained negative. The food inflation rose marginally to 3.73% as compared to 3.35% in the previous month. The fuel and power segment, inflation declined by (-)8.3% as compared to (-)6.4% in the previous month. Wholesale Inflation takes into account the prices paid by the manufacturers on…

      Retail Inflation In Check, Industry Output Contracts, RBI Rate Cut On The Cards

      Tuesday, March 15th, 2016 Amritesh no responses

      WHOLESALE PRICE INDEXWholesale Price Index (WPI) for the month of February, 2016 continued with the deflationary trend, as inflation eased marginally to (-)0.91% as compared to (-)0.90% in the previous month. Inflation has stayed negative consecutively for the past 16 months. This is the leanest period observed since the WPI Index was launched in 2005. The fall in WPI inflation is mainly contributed due to slide in Crude and Food Prices which ensured that wholesale inflation remained negative. The food inflation dropped to 3.35% as compared to 6.02% in the previous month. The fuel and power segment, inflation declined by (-)6.4% as compared to (-)9.20% in the previous month. Wholesale Inflation takes into account the prices paid by the manufacturers…

      WPI Slides, CPI touches New High, Factory Output Remains Down

      Monday, February 15th, 2016 Amritesh no responses

      WHOLESALE PRICE INDEXWholesale Price Index (WPI) for the month of January, 2016 continues with the deflationary trend, as inflation stood at (-)0.90% as compared to (-)0.73% in the previous month. Inflation has stayed negative consecutively for the past 15 months. This is the leanest period observed since the WPI Index was launched in 2005. The fall in WPI inflation is mainly contributed due to slide in Crude Prices which ensured that wholesale inflation remained negative. The food inflation rose to 6.02% as compared to 8.17% in the previous month. The fuel and power segment, inflation declined by (-)9.20% as compared to (-)9.15% in the previous month. Wholesale Inflation takes into account the prices paid by the manufacturers on the goods…

      WPI Deflation Eases, CPI on the High, Factory Output Declines

      Friday, January 15th, 2016 Amritesh 2 responses

      WHOLESALE PRICE INDEXWholesale Price Index (WPI) for the month of December, 2015 has shown signs of deflationary trend easing, as inflation rose to (-)0.73% as compared to (-)1.99% in the previous month. Inflation has stayed negative consecutively for the past 14 months. This is the leanest period observed since the WPI Index was launched in 2005. The nominal rise in WPI inflation is mainly contributed to rise in Food Inflation although the falling Crude Prices have helped to keep the wholesale inflation in negative. The food inflation rose steeply to 8.17% as compared to 5.20% in the previous month. The fuel and power segment, inflation declined by (-)9.15% as compared to (-)11.09% in the previous month. Wholesale Inflation takes into…

      WPI Slide Arrested, Industrial Output At 5 year High

      Tuesday, December 15th, 2015 Amritesh one response

      WHOLESALE PRICE INDEXWholesale Price Index (WPI) for the month of November, 2015 has shown pressure of the rising food prices as it stood at (-)1.99% as compared to (-)3.81% in the previous month. Inflation has stayed negative consecutively for the past 13 months. The WPI figure is mainly contributed due to rise in Food Inflation although the falling Crude Prices have helped to keep the inflation in check. The food inflation rose steeply to 5.20% as compared to 2.44% in the previous month. This is the leanest period observed since the WPI Index was launched in 2005. The fuel and power segment, inflation declined by (-)11.09% as compared to (-)16.32% in the previous month. Wholesale Inflation takes into account the…

      WPI Negative, Slow Industrial Output Raises Concerns

      Tuesday, November 17th, 2015 Amritesh 3 responses

      WHOLESALE PRICE INDEXWholesale Price Index (WPI) for the month of October, 2015 fell to (-)3.81% as compared to (-)4.54% in the previous month. Inflation has stayed negative consecutively for the past 12 months. The WPI downward trend was mainly contributed due to falling crude prices and weakness in Global Commodity prices. The food inflation remained in check despite steep price rise seen in Pulses and Onions as it grew by 2.44% as compared to 0.69% in the previous month. This is the leanest period observed since the WPI Index was launched in 2005. The fuel and power segment, inflation declined by (-)16.32% as compared to (-)17.71% in the previous month. Wholesale Inflation takes into account the prices paid by the…

      WPI Remains Negative, Industrial Output Rises

      Thursday, October 15th, 2015 Amritesh one response

      WHOLESALE PRICE INDEXWholesale Price Index (WPI) for the month of September, 2015 rose marginally to (-)4.54% as compared to (-)4.95% in the previous month. Inflation has stayed negative consecutively for the past 11 months. The WPI downward trend was mainly contributed due to cheaper Fuel and highlights the weakness in Global Commodity prices. The food inflation however rose to 0.69% as compared to (-)1.13% in the previous month. This is the leanest period observed since the WPI Index was launched in 2005. The fuel and power segment, inflation declined by (-)17.71% as compared to (-)16.5% in the previous month. Wholesale Inflation takes into account the prices paid by the manufacturers on the goods imported and used as inputs. The main…

      WPI Deflation Continues In August, Industrial Output Looks Promising

      Tuesday, September 15th, 2015 Amritesh one response

      WHOLESALE PRICE INDEXWholesale Price Index (WPI) for the month of August, 2015 continued with its deflationary trend and fell to a new low at (-)4.95% as compared  to (-)4.05% in the previous month. Inflation has stayed negative consecutively for the past 10 months. The WPI downward trend was mainly contributed due to cheaper Fuel and Vegetables. The food inflation has remained negative at (-)1.13% as compared to (-)1.16% in the previous month. This is the leanest period observed since the WPI Index was launched in 2005. The fuel and power segment, inflation declined by (-)16.5% as compared to (-)12.8% in the previous month. Wholesale Inflation takes into account the prices paid by the manufacturers on the goods imported and used…