Articles about Wholesale Price Index (WPI)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.