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India's retail inflation rises to 5.03% in Feb; January IIP contracts 1.6%

Food inflation rose steeply to 3.87 per cent in February, compared to 1.89 per cent in the previous month, according to government data released on Friday

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CPI Inflation | IIP DATA

BS Web Team  |  New Delhi 



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India's retail inflation rose to 5.03 per cent in February, mainly on account of higher food prices, according to the government data released on Friday. The consumer price index (CPI)-based inflation was 4.06 per cent in January 2021 and was 6.58 per cent in February 2020.

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First Published: Fri, March 12 2021. 17:33 IST

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