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Higher food prices raise retail inflation in March

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Higher pushed India's retail in March to 2.86 per cent from 2.57 per cent during February, official data showed on Friday.

Accordingly, the Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) in the month under review rose to 0.30 per cent from (-) 0.73 per cent reported in February.

However, on a year-on-year (YoY) basis, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in March (2.86 per cent) was lower during the corresponding period of 2018 with retail rate of 4.28 per cent.

According to the data, the CFPI had risen by 2.81 per cent in March 2018.

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First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 19:22 IST
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