Consumer Price index

Retail inflation eases to 5.59 per cent in July

According to the data released by the National Statistical Office, inflation in the food basket slowed down to 3.96 per cent in July from 5.15 per cent in the previous month.

published on : 12th August 2021

Retail inflation for industrial workers rises to 5.57 per cent in June

The increase in prices of items in the food & beverages group contributed the most to the current Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers index adding 0.72 percentage points to its total change.

published on : 30th July 2021

Consumers expect fall in income, savings due to high fuel, commodity prices: Survey

76 per cent of the surveyed consumers said they want the government to reduce excise duty on petrol and diesel, with the majority of them the duty to be cut by as much as 20 per cent.

published on : 15th July 2021

Retail inflation in June eases marginally to 6.26 per cent; Industrial production rises 29.3 per cent in May

The inflation based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 6.3 per cent in May 2021 and 6.23 per cent in June 2020.

published on : 12th July 2021

Inflation trends may throw up more challenges 

The RBI, which typically charts the course of price rise, did publish its estimates, but maintained that the inflation outlook was uncertain and that inflationary pressures were primarily supply shock

published on : 17th April 2021

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