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Food prices raise India's April retail inflation

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Higher accelerated India's April retail to 2.92 per cent from 2.86 per cent in March, official data showed on Monday.

However, on a year-on-year (YoY) basis, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in April 2019 was lower than the corresponding period of last year when retail stood at 4.58 per cent.

According to data furnished by the (CSO), the Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) inflated to 1.10 per cent during the month under review from an expansion of 0.30 per cent in March 2019.

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First Published: Mon, May 13 2019. 18:12 IST
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