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India's rising retail inflation - Consumer Price Index in March 2021

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 India's rising retail inflation - Consumer Price Index in March 2021 Inflation in India, since 2012(Base rate of 100) is estimated in terms of Retail Inflation. Significantly, the WPI(Wholesale price index) was previously calculated. At the end of March 2021, the Retail Inflation stood at 156.8 Points where the country's CPI Retail inflation rate rose to 5.52 Percent. It is noteworthy that the CPI Inflation in the month of January 2021 was 4.06 Percent. The current said inflation rate has been higher than the market expected. Inflation rose in March due to high prices in Food products, especially in Pulses. Food Inflation stood at 4.94 Percent at the end of March, up from 3.87 Percent in the month of February. The prices of Pulses has increased by 13 Percent. At the same time, the Vegetable prices declined slightly to 4.83 Percent.    Fuel and Light prices rose from 3.53 Percent to 4.50 Percent. Clothing and Footwear were increased to 4.41 Percent in March, earlier it was 4.21

India's CPI Retail inflation to 4.59 Percent in December 2020

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 India's CPI Retail inflation to 4.59 Percent in December 2020 The Retail inflation is also known as the Consumer Price Index, ended lower than the market expectation in December Last year 2020. It is noteworthy that the RBI has a short term target of 2 to 6 Percent on Retail Inflation. The CPI Retail inflation has been out of control for the past several months, far beyond the Central bank's target. With Bank interest rates falling, the CPI inflation rate had caused some apprehension. But it ended unexpectedly in December 2020 at 4.59 Percent. Earlier it was 6.93 Percent in the month of November 2020. The above December inflation is said to be the lowest rate seen in the last 15 months. This is due to the low prices on Food items. The Food inflation which was 9.50 Percent earlier is now 3.41 Percent in December. Inflation in Pan, Tobacco and intoxicants were only slightly higher at 10.74 Percent. It was 3.21 Percent from 3.19 Percent for the Housing segment on Retail Inflation

India's CPI Retail Inflation - 5.91 Percent in March 2020

India's CPI Retail Inflation - 5.91 Percent in March 2020 The Consumer Price Index - Retail Inflation stood at 5.91 Percent in month of March 2020. It is noteworthy that this rate of inflation is said to be Four months low. Increased Retail Inflation since the beginning of 2019, coupled with declining Demand Consumption has also led to a low in this rate. The said above Inflation rate is also considered to below Market Expectation. The Prices of Food, Vegetables and Fruits for the month of March 2020 are lower than the previous month - February 2020. Food Inflation fell to 7.82 Percent in the month of March 2020, earlier it was 9.50 Percent in the month of February. Vegetables prices are come down to 18.63 Percent from the earlier 31.60 Percent. The Fruits are priced below 4 Percent in the last month. The Inflation rate on Pulses and its products is about 16 Percent. At the same time, the prices of Cereals and Milk Products rose slightly in March 2020. There was a little or no chan

CPI Retail Inflation rises to 3.99 Percent - September 2019

CPI Retail Inflation rises to 3.99 Percent - September 2019 India's Retail Inflation (Consumer Price Index) rises to 3.99 Percent in the month of September 2019. It was seen as the highest Percent in the last 14 Months. In the month of July 2019, the CPI Inflation for India stood at 3.28 Percent. The Current said Retail Inflation is slightly higher than the Forecast of 3.7 Percent for the September 2019. The CPI Inflation of 3.99 Percent had increased in the last month due to rising Food Prices. Food Prices rose 5.11 Percent in the last month which was seen as the highest in the last three years. Vegetables prices rose by 15.40 Percent, Meat and Egg by 10.29 Percent and Pulses & Products by 8.40 Percent. Where the Sugar and Confectionery items fell by 0.35 Percent. Housing Inflation increased by 4.75 Percent, Clothing and Footwear by 0.96 Percent. But the Fuel and Light Prices fell by 2.18 Percent. Rural Inflation is said to 3.24 Percent and Urban Retail Inflation at 4.78 Perce