Indian inflation near zero

Indian inflation has reached a 20-year low of just 0.44%.

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry said on Thursday that the annual rate of the wholesale price index (WPI) inflation, the monetary-policy relevant measure, stood only at 0.44% in the year to 7 March compared to 2.43% just a week earlier.

The biggest decline occurred for goods deemed non-food essentials, which dropped 2.1% decline week-on-week. Food prices declined by 0.7% and the energy cost index fell by 0.8%. The index for

Only users who have a paid subscription or are part of a corporate subscription are able to print or copy content.

To access these options, along with all other subscription benefits, please contact [email protected] or view our subscription options here:

You are currently unable to copy this content. Please contact [email protected] to find out more.

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Central Banking account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an individual account here: