food inflation

Food inflation to ease with unlock, good monsoon, says CEA K V Subramanian

Food inflation to ease with unlock, good monsoon, says CEA K V Subramanian

Attributing the rise in food prices to restrictions imposed by several states during April-May to deal with the second wave of COVID-19, ...Read More

'More focus on core inflation needed'

'More focus on core inflation needed'

The Economic Survey, tabled in the parliament on Friday, found that sole focus on CPI-C inflation may not be appropriate for four reasons...Read More

Worrying signs on the inflation front, says Ajit Ranade

Worrying signs on the inflation front, says Ajit Ranade

Now, households spend more on food and less on eating out, clothes, recreation or travel. This new proportion must reflect in the COVID c...Read More

WPI inflation falls for third consecutive month, contracts 1.81% in June

WPI inflation falls for third consecutive month, contracts 1.81% in June

"The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly Wholesale Price Index (WPI), stood at (-1.81 per cent) (provisional) for the month of Jun...Read More

Retail inflation rises to 6.09% in June

Retail inflation rises to 6.09% in June

Food inflation in June increased by 7.87 per cent, according to Consumer Price Index (CPI) data.

India's April WPI food inflation slows to 3.60%

India's April WPI food inflation slows to 3.60%

However, the Centre did not release the complete set of WPI figures for April due to the Covid-19 outbreak and its impact on data collect...Read More

Retail inflation inches up to 7.59% in January

Retail inflation inches up to 7.59% in January

Retail inflation inched up to 7.59 per cent in January on costlier food items, showed government data on Wednesday. The Consumer Price In...Read More

Amul milk prices raised by Rs 2 per litre in Mumbai, Delhi

Amul milk prices raised by Rs 2 per litre in Mumbai, Delhi

The price of Amul Gold milk will be Rs 28 per 500 ml, and Amul Taaza will be sold at Rs 22 per 500 ml, the GCMMF said in a release on Sat...Read More

FPJ Edit: RBI spooked by food inflation

FPJ Edit: RBI spooked by food inflation

The central bank seems to have been spooked by the food inflation. It’s decision to keep the repo rate unchanged at 5.15 pe rcent at a ti...Read More

Retail inflation may rise to 4% in FY20: Crisil Report

Retail inflation may rise to 4% in FY20: Crisil Report

Mumbai: Headline inflation, the key gauge tracked by the Reserve Bank for setting its policy rates, will increase by 0.60 percentage poin...Read More

Food prices raise India’s April retail inflation to 2.92 pc

Food prices raise India’s April retail inflation to 2.92 pc

New Delhi: Higher food prices accelerated India’s April retail inflation to 2.92 percent from 2.86 percent in March, official data showed...Read More

Reserve Bank to hold MPC meeting from April 2 to 4

Reserve Bank to hold MPC meeting from April 2 to 4

Mumbai: The six-member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) headed by Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das will begin its three-day ...Read More

Lower fuel prices ease India’s WPI to 3.80% in December, room for a rate cut?

Lower fuel prices ease India’s WPI to 3.80% in December, room for a rate cut?

New Delhi: Lower fuel and manufactured products prices eased India’s annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices to 3.80 per cent ...Read More

Retail inflation hits 5-month high, IIP growth remains weak

Retail inflation hits 5-month high, IIP growth remains weak

The August inflation number is the highest since March 2017, when it was recorded at 3.89 per cent.  Overall food inflation in August als...Read More

100% FDI in food processing to reduce wastage, curb inflation: CII

100% FDI in food processing to reduce wastage, curb inflation: CII

New Delhi: With the government giving the green signal to 100 per cent foreign direct investment (FDI) in trading of food products manufa...Read More

Urgency in fighting food inflation

Urgency in fighting food inflation

Once again, everyday food items such as pulses, potatoes, onions, tomatoes are in the news. Prices of the staple diet of millions, that i...Read More

Inflation spikes to 5.76% in May on costly food items

Inflation spikes to 5.76% in May on costly food items

New Delhi: Rising for the second month in a row, retail inflation shot up to 5.76 per in May due to rise in prices of food items, includi...Read More

Government imports 13,000 tonnes of pulses to check rising prices

Government imports 13,000 tonnes of pulses to check rising prices

New Delhi :  The Union government has imported about 13,000 tonnes of pulses to check rising food inflation, and is expecting another 6,0...Read More

RBI expects retail inflation to ease to 5% by March 2017

RBI expects retail inflation to ease to 5% by March 2017

Mumbai: Normal monsoon and subdued oil prices are expected to bring down retail inflation to around 5 per cent by the end of next fiscal,...Read More

WPI inflation at (-)0.73% in Dec, food prices harden

WPI inflation at (-)0.73% in Dec, food prices harden

New Delhi: For the 14th month in a row, wholesale prices fell in December but the rate of decline at 0.73 per cent was the slowest in las...Read More

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