WPI inflation rises to 2.93% in February on costlier vegetables, fuel1 min read . Updated: 14 Mar 2019, 12:33 PM IST
- Wholesale food prices in February rose 3.29% year-on-year
- The wholesale price inflation accelerates after falling to a 10-month low of 2.76% in January
India's annual wholesale price inflation in February accelerated to 2.93 percent, government data showed on Thursday, pushed by a jump in the prices of food and fuel products, after falling to a 10-month low of 2.76% in January.
The wholesale price inflation last month was higher than a 2.88% increase forecast by economists in a Reuters poll.
Wholesale food prices in February rose 3.29% year-on-year, compared with a 1.84% rise a month earlier, the data showed.
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