Inflation down to a 5-year low

Inflation Eases To 3.23 pc

New Delhi: For the week ended September 15, inflation rate eased further to 3.23 per cent, as compared to 3.32 per cent in the previous week, primarily because of falling pices of fruits and vegetables, milk, pulses and a few manufactured items.

In the corresponding week of the previous year (2006), the wholesale price-based index stood at 5.27 per cent.

Consumer Price Index Will Also Come Down, Says Montek Singh Ahluwalia

Montek Singh

Inflation Rate Falls Below 4%

New Delhi: For the week ended August 18, 2007, inflation based on the wholesale price index (WPI) descended to 3.94 per cent from 4.10 per cent in the previous week.

Higher Food Prices raised Inflation to 4.10%

For the week ended Aug. 11, 2007, India’s wholesale price inflation rate stood at 4.10%, which is higher than 4.05% in the last week.

Inflation Rate Down To 4.05%

New Delhi: For the week ended August 4, inflation turned down to 4.05 per cent as against to 4.45 per cent in the last week because of lower prices of poultry chicken, moong, fruits, vegetable and some man-made things.

The wholesale prices-based inflation was 5.08 per cent in the matching week of the last year. During the week, the prices of vegetables, fruits and poultry chicken slumped by five per cent each, whereas those of moong and fish-marine descended by one per cent.