Wholesale inflation in August accelerates to 3.24%

Last Updated: Thu, Sep 14, 2017 13:31 hrs
Vendors wait for customers at vegetable stalls at a wholesale fruit and vegetable market in Mumbai

New Delhi: A massive jump in food prices pushed up India's wholesale price-indexed (WPI) inflation in August at 3.24 per cent to nearly double that of July, official data showed on Thursday.

According to data released by the Commerce Ministry, the annual rate of WPI inflation in July was at 1.88 per cent, while it was at 1.09 per cent during August 2016.

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