India's annual rate of inflation rose to 8.31 percent for February

The annual rate of inflation of the country was recorded 8.31 per cent (provisional) during February of the current year. The recorded rate of inflation was based on the wholesale price index (WPI). For the similar month in the preceding year, it was recorded 9.68 per cent.

The official wholesale price Index for all commodities has gone up by 0.1 per cent in the month under review. The wholesale price Index for all commodities was recorded 146.0 (provisional) in this month. Last year, in the month of February, it was recorded 145.9 (provisional).

The inflation of the nation has been recorded 7.51 per cent in the month of February this year against 9.42 per cent in the same month last year.

The index for the 'primary articles' group has seen a decline of 2.9 per cent. It was recorded 187.8 (provisional) from 193.4 (provisional) in the previous month. The index for the 'food articles' group has seen a decline of 5.2 per cent in this month. It was declined from 180.8 (provisional) from 190.7 (provisional).




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