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However, high double-digit inflation in fuel at 17.73 per cent remained a matter of concern.
The inflation-based on Consumer Price Index was recorded at 4.17 per cent in July and 3.28 per cent in August this year.
The lower retail inflation print comes amid a spike in petrol and diesel prices that have been on the rise since August 16.
The CSO data revealed that inflation in vegetables declined by (-) 2.19 per cent last month, compared to 7.8 per cent in June.
Wholesale price-indexed (WPI) inflation in India during June stood at 5.77 per cent compared to 4.43 per cent in the previous month, official data showed on Monday.
In June, consumer prices rose 5.00 percent from a year earlier, compared with a 4.87 percent increase in May, the statistics department said on Thursday.
The last revision for gross domestic product (GDP), the index of industrial production (IIP) and the consumer price index (CPI), or retail inflation happened between 2011-2012 and 2012 respectively.
Brent crude was selling at $76.17 per barrel on Tuesday, up from $48.72 on June 13, 2017.The fuel price rise has had a direct impact on transportation costs, especially of high volume goods like food.
Mounting price pressure is a concern for the RBI, with its own projections for inflation raised compared with the ones made in May.
Retail inflation rose to 4.58% from 2.99% in March; WPI inflation up by 3.18%; high oil prices may prolong inflation
India's industrial production grows 7.1 per cent in February on manufacturing boost, retail inflation slows to 4.28 per cent in March
India's IIP grew due to higher offtake of capital goods and consumer durables as well while retail inflation cooled mainly on account of easing food prices including vegetables.
January inflation eases to 5.07 per cent, December Index of Industrial Production lowers to 7.1 per cent
As per the data released by the Central Statistics Office, the sequential slowdown in factory output was mainly on account of lower production in the manufacturing sector.
Index of industrial production expands 7.1 per cent in December; retail inflation softens to 5.07 per cent in January.
India's measure of consumer price inflation, the CPI index, rose 5.07 percent in January from a year earlier, data released by the Ministry of Statistics showed on Monday.
The central bank has also projected inflation to be in the range of 5.1-5.6 per cent in the first half of 2018-19.