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CPI inflation jumps to 4.58% in April 2018
Source: IRIS | 15 May, 2018, 09.57AM
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Consumer price inflation in India, as represented by Consumer Price Index (CPI), increases to 4.58% in April from 4.28% in the previous month. In March 2017, CPI inflation was at 2.99%. Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) 2.80% from 2.81% in the previous month. In April 2017, CFPI inflation was at 0.61%.

Food and beverages price inflation stood at 3.00%, while prices of pan, tobacco and intoxicants went up 7.91%.

Clothing and footwear price inflation has recorded a rise of 5.11% in prices.

Fuel and light inflation has seen increase of 5.24%. Household goods and services inflation was 4.75%.

Health segment inflation was 5.54%. Transport and communication gained in inflation of 4.55%.



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