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WPI inflation rises to 2.93% in February
15-Mar-2019

Inflation based on wholesale prices rose to 2.93% in February over the previous month due to hardening of prices of primary articles, fuel and power, according to government data released on Thursday. The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation stood at 2.76% in January, 2019. WPI inflation stood at 2.74% during February 2018. Inflation of primary articles, which includes kitchen essentials like potato, onion, fruits, and milk increased to 4.84% during the month, as against 3.54% in January, the data revealed.

News Source:- https://www.thehindu.com/business/Economy/wpi-inflation-rises-to-293-in-february/article26529944.ece