The Wholesale Value Index (WPI) inflation has risen to 1.32 per cent for September as in comparison with zero.16 per cent in August, information printed by the federal government confirmed on Wednesday.
The wholesale value index based mostly (WPI) inflation was within the damaging territory for 4 straight months — April (-) 1.57 per cent, Could (-) three.37 per cent, June (-) 1.81 per cent and July (-) zero.58 per cent.
Inflation in meals articles throughout the month was at eight.17 per cent, as towards three.84 per cent in August, confirmed the information from the commerce and trade ministry.
Costs of cereals got here down with a damaging inflation print of three.91 per cent throughout the month, whereas, value of pulses went up by 12.53 per cent.
Wholesale Value Index (WPI) inflation, rises to 1.32% for September 2020 as in comparison with zero.16% in August 2020: Authorities of India pic.twitter.com/lQtTNiWZ0p
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Greens as a class had inflation at a excessive stage of 36.54 per cent in September, potato value skyrocketed by 107.63 per cent from a year-ago interval. Nevertheless, onions had deflation at 31.64 per cent.
Within the manufactured merchandise class, the inflation throughout the month rose to 1.61 per cent, from 1.27 per cent a month in the past, the federal government information mentioned.
(With PTI inputs)