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19 September, 2018 16:44 IST
CPI inflation eases to 10-month low of 3.39% in Aug'18
Source: IRIS | 13 Sep, 2018, 01.28PM
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Consumer price inflation in India, as represented by Consumer Price Index (CPI), decreased to 3.69% in August from 4.17% in the previous month. In August 2017, CPI inflation was at 3.28%. Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) fell to 0.29% from 1.3% in the previous month. In July 2017, CFPI inflation was at 1.52%.

Food and beverages price inflation stood at 0.85%, while prices of pan, tobacco and intoxicants went up to 5.34%.

Clothing and footwear price inflation has recorded a rise of 4.88% in prices.

Fuel and light inflation has seen increase of 8.47%. Household goods and services inflation was 4.89%.

Health segment inflation was 5.80%. Transport and communication gained in inflation of 6.55%.

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