Consumer Price index

Retail inflation surges to six-and-half year high of 7.61 per cent in October

Retail inflation has remained above 7 per cent for the second month in a row. The earlier high was 8.33 per cent in May 2014.

published on : 12th November 2020

Labour Ministry dismisses reports of new CPI-IW series leading to pay hike of employees

The CPI-IW is used primarily for measuring DA payable to workers in the organized sector including PSUs, Banks and Insurance companies besides government employees.

published on : 16th October 2020

Retail inflation spikes to eight-month high of 7.34 per cent in September on costlier food items

According to the data released by the National Statistical Office (NSO), the Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) crossed the double-digit mark and was 10.68 per cent in September.

published on : 12th October 2020

Retail inflation expected to stay close to targeted level by last quarter of FY21: RBI Governor

The RBI has kept the retail inflation target of 4 per cent with a bias of plus/minus 2 per cent. Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation is projected at 6.8 per cent in Q2 of 2020-21.

published on : 9th October 2020

Retail inflation for industrial workers eases to 5.06 per cent in June

Retail inflation for industrial workers measured in terms of Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) for June 2020 increased by 2 points and stood at 332.

published on : 31st July 2020

Retail inflation rises by 6.09 per cent in June

The data collected, however, did not meet the adequacy criteria for generating robust estimates of CPIs at the state-level.

published on : 13th July 2020

Retail inflation for industrial workers eases to 5.1 per cent in May

The retail inflation for industrial workers is measured through Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW).

published on : 30th June 2020

Government does not release April inflation figures as lockdown prevents data collection

The data collected telephonically did show increase in prices of certain important commodities like milk products, fruits and vegetables in April over March.

published on : 12th May 2020

Retail inflation eases to 5.91 per cent in March 2020 amid easing food prices

The retail inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 6.58 per cent in February 2020 and 2.86 per cent in March 2019.

published on : 13th April 2020

Retail inflation eases to 6.58 per cent in February

The retail inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 7.59 per cent in January and 2. 57 per cent in February 2019.

published on : 12th March 2020

Retail inflation inches up to 7.59 per cent in January

The food inflation last month was 13.63 per cent, compared with (-)2.24 per cent in January 2019.

published on : 12th February 2020

RBI aims to keep retail inflation near 4 per cent on durable basis

The Reserve Bank today said it will try to keep retail inflation close to 4 per cent on a durable basis which may rise in the near term due to pay commission payouts and price adjustments post GST.

published on : 2nd August 2017
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