WPI-based inflation eases to 2.26% in February against 3.1% in Jan

The monthly Wholesale Cost Index-primarily based inflation (WPI), stood at two.26 for each cent (provisional) for the month of February as in contrast with 3.one for each cent for the past month (Jan 2020) and two.ninety three for each cent through the corresponding month of the past yr (Feb 2019).

The food stuff index-primarily based inflation consisting of food stuff articles or blog posts and food stuff solution reduced from ten.twelve for each cent in January to seven.31 for each cent in February.

The index for food stuff articles or blog posts team declined by 3.seven for each cent for the past month thanks to lower price of fruits & veggies (14 for each cent), tea (8 for each cent), egg and maize (seven for each cent every single), condiments & spices and bajra (four for each cent every single), gram and jowar (two for each cent every single) and fish-inland, pork, ragi, wheat, urad and masur (one for each cent every single). Nevertheless, the price of beef and buffalo meat and fish-maritime (five for each cent every single), betel leaves (four for each cent), moong and poultry chicken (3 for each cent every single), mutton (two for each cent) and barley, rajma and arhar (one for each cent every single) moved up.