August CPI for industrial workers up 8.99% y-o-y

August CPI for industrial workers up 8.99% y-o-y

New Delhi: Consumer price index (CPI) rose 8.99% in August from a year earlier, faster than July’s annual rise of 8.43%, government data showed on Friday.

The consumer price index for industrial workers rose 1 point from the previous month to 194 in August.

The wholesale price index-based inflation , the most widely watched gauge of prices in India, surged to 9.78% in August, its highest in more than a year, from 9.22% for July.

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