Review on India Wholesale Price Index and Inflation for February 2014

Review on India Wholesale Price Index and Inflation for February 2014

Review on India Wholesale Price Index and Inflation for February 2014

The Wholesale Price Index for ‘All Commodities’ (Base: 2004-05 = 100) for the month of February, 2014 has remained unchanged at its previous month level of 178.9 (provisional).

The Annual Rate of Inflation stood at 4.68% (Y-o-Y) for the month of February, 2014 as compared to 5.05% for the previous month and 7.28% during the corresponding month of the previous year.

• ‘PRIMARY ARTICLES’ group declined by 0.13% (M-o-M) and moved up 6.33% (Y-o-Y).

• `Food Articles` group declined by 0.30% (M-o-M) and moved up 8.12% (Y-o-Y).

• `Non-Food Articles` group rose by 0.65% (M-o-M) and 5.13% (Y-o-Y).

• `Minerals` group declined by 0.23% (M-o-M) and 1.59% (Y-o-Y).

• `Crude Petroleum` declined by 1.45% (M-o-M) and moved up 7.30% (Y-o-Y).

• ‘FUEL & POWER’ group declined by 0.09% (M-o-M) and moved up 8.75% (Y-o-Y).

• ‘MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS’ rose by 0.07% (M-o-M) and 2.76% (Y-o-Y).

Next date of press release: 14/04/2014 for the month of March, 2014.

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