Published On: Monday, May 17, 2021 | By: Team KnowMyStock
Prices of primary articles, which account for more than a fifth of the entire WPI, grew 10.16 per cent in April from -1.08 per cent a year ago, driven by higher prices of fruits, eggs and meat among other items. Prices of pulses, fruits and eggs, meat and fish rose by 10.74 per cent, 27.43 per cent and 10.88 per cent, respectively.
On the other hand, Inflation based on the consumer price index (CPI) moderated to 4.29 per cent in April from a four-month high of 5.52 per cent in March, according to the data released by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation last week.
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