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Food inflation marginally rises to at 8.76% on 16 April

Food inflation marginally rises to at 8.76% on 16 April
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First Published: Thu, Apr 28 2011. 12 23 PM IST
Updated: Thu, Apr 28 2011. 12 23 PM IST
New Delhi: Food price index rose 8.76% and the fuel price index climbed 13.53% in the year to 16 April, government data on Thursday showed.
In the previous week, annual food and fuel inflation stood at 8.74% and 13.05%, respectively.
The primary articles price index was up 12.08%, compared with an annual rise of 11.96% a week earlier.
The wholesale price index-based inflation , the most widely watched gauge of prices in India, rose 8.98% in March from a year earlier, higher than February’s 8.31% rise.
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First Published: Thu, Apr 28 2011. 12 23 PM IST
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