Articles about Wholesale Price Index (WPI)

Inflation based on wholesale prices rises to 2.93% in February

14 Mar 2019

Inflation based on wholesale prices rises to 2.93% in February

Inflation based on wholesale prices rose to 2.93% in February over the previous month, due to hardening of prices of primary articles, fuel and power, according to government data released today.

WPI-based inflation falls to 4.64% in November, a three-month low

14 Dec 2018

WPI-based inflation falls to 4.64% in November, a three-month low

Inflation based on wholesale prices fell to a three-month low of 4.64% in November, as prices of food articles, especially vegetables, softened.

WPI inflation at four-month high, rises to 5.28% in October

14 Nov 2018

WPI inflation at four-month high, rises to 5.28% in October

Inflation based on wholesale prices rose to a four-month high of 5.28% in October, mainly due to spike in petrol and diesel prices.

WPI inflation rises to 5.13% in September, courtesy fuel-price hike

15 Oct 2018

WPI inflation rises to 5.13% in September, courtesy fuel-price hike

Inflation based on wholesale prices rose to a two-month high of 5.13% in September, mainly due to the hardening of food prices and the rise in fuel prices.

WPI inflation drops to 4-month low of 4.53% in August

14 Sep 2018

WPI inflation drops to 4-month low of 4.53% in August

Inflation based on wholesale prices eased to a four-month low of 4.53% in August on softening of prices of food articles, especially vegetables.

WPI inflation hits 14-month-high of 4.43% on costlier fuel, vegetables

14 Jun 2018

WPI inflation hits 14-month-high of 4.43% on costlier fuel, vegetables

Inflation based on wholesale prices shot up to a 14-month high of 4.43% in May on increasing prices of petrol and diesel as well as vegetables.

Government mulls new price index to regulate prices of drugs

03 Jun 2018

Government mulls new price index to regulate prices of drugs

The government is considering a new method to regulate prices of all medicines sold in India. Currently, only about 17% of the market and 24% of medicines sold in the country is under direct government control.

Costlier fuel pushes up WPI inflation to 3.18% in April

14 May 2018

Costlier fuel pushes up WPI inflation to 3.18% in April

Inflation based on wholesale prices touched a four-month high of 3.18% in April on increasing prices of petrol and diesel as well as fruits and vegetables.

Now, you have to pay more toll on National Highways

31 Mar 2018

Now, you have to pay more toll on National Highways

In what is being seen as unreasonable by transporters, and exactly the opposite by authorities, toll rates have been revised for National Highways.

WPI inflation touches 8-month high of 3.93%

14 Dec 2017

WPI inflation touches 8-month high of 3.93%

The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) inflation rose to an eight-month high of 3.93% this November on the back of rising food and fuel prices.

RBI rate cut unlikely, July retail inflation surges to 2.36%

15 Aug 2017

RBI rate cut unlikely, July retail inflation surges to 2.36%

The possibility of a near-term interest rate cut by the apex bank of India looks bleak, as India's retail inflation reversed its downward trend and stood at 2.36% in July from 1.46% noticed in June.

Inflation at a five year low

14 Feb 2017

Inflation at a five year low

First time in five years, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) eased to the lowest point of 3.17 % in January 2017.

WPI witnesses steep climb to touch 23-month high

17 Aug 2016

WPI witnesses steep climb to touch 23-month high

India's Wholesale Price Index (WPI), the measure used to gauge inflation levels in certain economies and understand the price of goods, peaked to a 23-month high in July.