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22 October, 2018 02:47 IST
CPI inflation jumps to 4-month high in May 2018
Source: IRIS | 12 Jun, 2018, 05.42PM
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Consumer price inflation in India, as represented by Consumer Price Index (CPI), increases to 4.87% in May from 4.58% in the previous month. In May 2017, CPI inflation was at 2.18%. Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) 3.10% from 2.80% in the previous month. In May 2017, CFPI inflation was at negative 1.05%.

Food and beverages price inflation stood at 3.37%, while prices of pan, tobacco and intoxicants went up 8.00%.

Clothing and footwear price inflation has recorded a rise of 5.47% in prices.

Fuel and light inflation has seen increase of 5.80%. Household goods and services inflation was 4.97%.

Health segment inflation was 5.84%. Transport and communication gained in inflation of 5.31%.

   
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