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Retail inflation rose to 7.79% in April, the highest in 8 years

In March, retail inflation was 6.95 percent.

New Delhi:

India’s retail inflation rose to 7.79 percent in April, largely driven rising fuel and food prices, government data showed on Thursday. Consumer price-based inflation figure remained at a much higher level than the Reserve Bank of India’s Maximum Tolerance Limit (RBI’s) for The fourth month in a row.

In April, its CPI inflation expanded highest pace in eight years. And the previous high was recorded at 8.33 percent in May 2014.

April edition was higher from 6.95 percent in March and 4.23 per cent a year since.

economic inflation in The food basket rose to 8.38 percent in April of 7.68 per cent in Previous Month.

Food inflation, which accounts for Approximately half Consumer price Basket Index (CPI), which reached its highest level in several months in April and can remain high due to higher Global prices of vegetables and cooking oil.

The rate of price rise in fuel and light’Category in The retail inflation basket accelerated to 10.80 percent in this april year from 7.52 percent in Previous Month.

In the “oils and fats” category, inflation remained at a high level of 17.28 percent in April is like Ukraine one of Major sunflower oil producers in The world India imports a large proportion of The commodity is from the war-torn country. Besides this, Ukraine also a key the supplier of Fertilizer to India.

Vegetables saw high inflation of 15.41 percent during the month as against 11.64 percent in Walks.

The RBI mainly takes into account the retail inflation figure while arriving at a bi-monthly policy decision.

The Reserve Bank was mandated by the center to keep retail inflation between 2 percent to 6 percent.

high price The outlook prompted the Reserve Bank of India to raise its repo rate rate for The first the time in Four years, raising it by 40 basis points (Basic Points) to 4.40 percent in a off- Session meeting earlier this month. repo rate Do you rate Lending by the Reserve Bank of India money for commercial banks.

On the global In the foreground, the US Federal Reserve also He got more interested rate At 50 basis points, the highest in 22 years.

Central banks have also shown future rate walking long distances down High rates of inflation.

else set of government The data showed that factory production rose by 1.9 percent in practice this year.


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