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18 January, 2019 19:23 IST
CPI inflation eases to 5-month low in March 2018
Source: IRIS | 13 Apr, 2018, 09.48AM
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Consumer price inflation in India, as represented by Consumer Price Index (CPI), eased to 4.28% in March from 4.44% in the previous month. In March 2017, CPI inflation was at 3.75%.  Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) 2.81% from 3.26% in the previous month. In March 2017, CFPI inflation was at 2.01%.

Food and beverages price inflation stood at 3.01%, while prices of pan, tobacco and intoxicants went up 7.79%.

Clothing and footwear price inflation has recorded a rise of 4.91% in prices.

Fuel and light inflation has seen increase of 5.73%. Household goods and services inflation was 4.30%.

Health segment inflation was 5.16%. Transport and communication gained in inflation of 2.89%.

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