Inflation reaches 8-year high, know how much vegetables and pulses rates increased?

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wholesale price index: WPI inflation has increased for the third consecutive month. The wholesale inflation in March has increased to 7.39 per cent from 4.17 per cent in February.

New Delhi: In March, the government has received a setback on the wholesale inflation rate (WPI). The wholesale inflation rate has reached the height of eight years. The wholesale inflation in March has increased to 7.39 per cent from 4.17 per cent in February. Let us tell you that this level of wholesale inflation was before March 2021 in October 2012. At this time inflation was at 7.4 percent. Due to rising prices of crude oil and metal, wholesale prices have been affected.

On a month-on-month basis, wholesale food inflation rose from 3.31 per cent to 5.28 per cent in March. At the same time, fuel and power inflation has gone up from 0.58 per cent in February to 10.25 per cent.

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WPI inflation has increased for the third consecutive month. The Ministry of Commerce and Industry said, “The annual rate of inflation was 7.39 per cent in March 2021 as compared to March 2020”.How was the condition of lentils and vegetables

Inflation of pulses in March has increased from 10.25 per cent in February to 13.14 per cent. At the same time, onion inflation has come down from 31.28 per cent in February to 5.15 per cent. In March, the inflation of milk has been reduced from 3.21 per cent in February to 2.65 per cent. At the same time, egg, meat, fish inflation has increased from -0.78 per cent in February to 5.38 per cent.

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State of petrol, diesel and electricity
Inflation in fuel and power was 10.25 per cent in March due to rising prices of petrol and diesel, which was 0.58 per cent in February. According to data released earlier this week, retail inflation reached a four-month high of 5.52 per cent in March.




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