(Reuters)
(Reuters)

January WPI inflation eases to 10-month low of 2.76%

  • Wholesale food prices in January rose 1.84% year-on-year, compared with a 0.07% rise a month earlier
  • Annual wholesale price inflation last month was lower than a provisional 3.80% rise in December

NEW DELHI: India's annual wholesale price inflation eased to a 10-month low of 2.76 percent in January, helped by a smaller increase in prices of manufactured goods and fuel products, government data showed on Thursday.

Annual wholesale price inflation last month was lower than a provisional 3.80 percent rise in December, and below a 3.65 percent increase forecast by economists in a Reuters poll.

Wholesale food prices in January rose 1.84 percent year-on-year, compared with a 0.07 percent rise a month earlier, data showed.

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