WPI inflation inclines by 2.65% in April'15

Published on May 14, 2015 14:30:05 PM
Business

The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI, stood at -2.65 per cent (provisional) for the month of April, 2015 (over April, 2014) as compared to -2.33 per cent (provisional) for the previous month and 5.55 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year.

Build up inflation rate in the financial year so far was -0.06 per cent compared to a buildup rate of 0.28 per cent in the corresponding period of the previous year.

The official Wholesale Price Index for ‘All Commodities’ (Base: 2004-05=100) for the month of April, 2015 declined by 0.1 percent to 176.0 (provisional) from 176.1 (provisional) for the previous month.

Wholesale Price Index and Rates of Inflation (Base Year: 2004-05=100)

 

 

 

 

Commodities/Major Groups/Groups/Sub-Groups

WPI Apr, 2015

Latest month over month

Build up from March

Year on year

2013-14

2014-15

2013-14

2014-15

2013-14

2014-15

ALL COMMODITIES

176.0

0.28

-0.06

0.28

-0.06

5.55

-2.65

PRIMARY ARTICLES

241.8

1.25

0.92

1.25

0.92

7.02

-0.25

Food Articles

252.7

1.88

1.32

1.88

1.32

8.74

5.73

Cereals

231.4

-0.26

0.22

-0.26

0.22

8.27

0.39

Rice

234.0

0.86

0.17

0.86

0.17

12.76

-0.04

Wheat

216.4

-2.52

0.42

-2.52

0.42

4.42

1.79

Pulses

264.1

0.53

2.44

0.53

2.44

-1.84

15.38

Vegetables

217.1

10.89

-0.23

10.89

-0.23

1.62

-1.32

Potato

135.2

19.26

-11.52

19.26

-11.52

33.01

-41.14

Onion

309.6

-2.22

-6.89

-2.22

-6.89

-10.59

29.97

Fruits

262.6

6.14

7.67

6.14

7.67

16.05

14.22

Milk

247.6

0.17

0.12

0.17

0.12

9.19

7.42

Egg, Meat & Fish

290.8

-1.10

0.24

-1.10

0.24

10.17

4.01

Non-Food Articles

203.5

-0.37

0.64

-0.37

0.64

3.43

-6.18

Fibres

202.8

-1.34

5.35

-1.34

5.35

7.59

-13.81

Oil Seeds

207.0

1.84

1.37

1.84

1.37

0.19

-1.80

Minerals

246.6

0.03

-2.18

0.03

-2.18

2.86

-28.65

FUEL & POWER

184.2

-1.12

-1.66

-1.12

-1.66

9.34

-13.03

Liquefied petroleum gas

162.9

-1.87

0.12

-1.87

0.12

7.50

-6.06

Petrol

160.6

-1.84

-2.73

-1.84

-2.73

7.77

-18.44

High speed diesel

197.0

-0.48

-3.05

-0.48

-3.05

13.74

-14.39

MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS

153.8

0.26

-0.06

0.26

-0.06

3.69

-0.52

Food Products

169.8

1.48

-0.18

1.48

-0.18

2.88

-1.05

Sugar

172.8

3.38

-1.43

3.38

-1.43

-1.15

-8.86

Edible Oils

144.6

-0.27

-0.55

-0.27

-0.55

-0.68

-1.03

Beverages, Tobacco & Tobacco Product

203.5

0.87

0.15

0.87

0.15

8.58

3.09

Cotton Textiles

156.8

0.36

-0.70

0.36

-0.70

8.81

-5.26

Man Made Textiles

133.1

-0.22

1.91

-0.22

1.91

5.98

-1.19

Wood & Wood Products

192.0

0.85

1.59

0.85

1.59

8.68

1.59

Paper & Paper Products

153.1

1.22

0.33

1.22

0.33

6.49

2.48

Leather & Leather Products

141.8

-0.75

-0.14

-0.75

-0.14

6.86

-2.14

Rubber & Plastic Products

148.1

0.13

-0.20

0.13

-0.20

6.68

-1.33

Chemicals & Chemical Products

150.7

0.39

-0.07

0.39

-0.07

4.79

-1.63

Non-Metallic Mineral Products

177.6

-0.48

-0.17

-0.48

-0.17

0.30

6.54

Cement & Lime

175.5

-0.85

-1.24

-0.85

-1.24

-5.02

7.87

Basic Metals Alloys & Metal Product

162.0

-0.66

-0.25

-0.66

-0.25

1.34

-2.70

Iron & Semis

150.3

0.06

0.60

0.06

0.60

2.38

-5.47

Machinery & Machine Tools

134.9

0.15

-0.30

0.15

-0.30

2.62

1.12

Transport Equipment & Parts

137.4

-0.07

0.44

-0.07

0.44

2.73

1.25