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Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
09-December-2010 11:49 IST
Wholesale Price Indices for Primary Articles and Fuel & Power in India (Base: 2004-05 = 100) Review for the week ended 27th November, 2010 (06 Agarhayana, 1932 Saka)
The WPI [with base year 2004-05] for the week ended 27th November, 2010 in respect of ‘Primary Articles’ and ‘Fuel & Power’ is

The WPI [with base year 2004-05] for the week ended 27th November, 2010 in respect of ‘Primary Articles’ and ‘Fuel & Power’ is given below:

 

PRIMARY ARTICLES (Weight 20.12%) 

The index for this major group rose by 0.4 percent to 184.2 (Provisional) from 183.4 (Provisional) for the previous week.

 

The annual rate of inflation, calculated on point to point basis, stood at 12.66 percent (Provisional) for the week ended 27/11/2010 (over 28/11/2009) as compared to 12.72 percent (Provisional) for the previous week (ended 20/11/2010). 

 

The groups and items for which the index showed variations during the week are as follows:-

 

The index for 'Food Articles' group rose by 0.5 percent to 181.4 (Provisional) from 180.5  (Provisional) for the previous week due to higher prices of fish-inland  and condiments & spices (3% each), barley, poultry chicken, jowar, bajra, wheat, mutton and moong (2% each) and ragi, beef & buffalo meat and maize (1% each).  However, the prices of urad (4%), masur (2%) and egg and arhar (1% each) declined.

 

The index for 'Non-Food Articles' group rose by 0.5 percent to 170.0 (Provisional) from 169.1 (Provisional) for the previous week due to higher prices of sunflower (11%),   raw silk (3%), soyabean and copra (2% each) and raw rubber, castor seed, groundnut seed, gingelly seed and flowers (1% each).  However, the prices of gaur seed (7%) and raw jute (1%) declined.

 

FUEL & POWER (Weight 14.91%)

 

The index and annual rate of inflation calculated on point to point basis for this major group remained unchanged at its previous week’s level of 148.6 (Provisional) and 9.99 percent (Provisional).

 

Build up inflation over the week, financial year end and over the year is given below for some important items.

 

Next date of press release: 16/12/2010 for the week ending 04/12/2010


Wholesale Price Index and Rates of Inflation [Base Year: 2004-05]

 

Week Ending 27th  November, 2010 (Base: 2004-05)

Commodities/Major Groups/Groups/Sub-Groups

Weight

WPI Nov. 27, 2010

Latest week over week

Build up from end March

Year on year

52 week Average

 

2009-10

2010-11

2009-10

2010-11

2009-10

2010-11

Primary Articles

20.12

184.2

0.49

0.44

20.13

10.56

16.79

12.66

18.79

Food Articles

14.34

181.4

0.42

0.50

22.99

10.34

20.24

8.69

18.07

Cereals

3.37

168.4

0.54

0.54

11.09

1.57

14.43

0.66

8.75

Rice

1.79

165.4

0.00

-0.24

8.17

1.41

10.67

1.60

7.90

Wheat

1.12

171.2

1.44

1.60

16.81

0.06

20.23

-3.00

10.16

Pulses

0.72

189.4

0.28

-0.73

33.88

-5.39

32.63

-10.91

16.68

Vegetables

1.74

186.5

1.47

1.03

65.33

43.79

11.81

-3.42

5.59

Potatoes

0.20

150.7

3.53

-0.86

145.99

47.89

119.75

-45.40

-25.93

Onions

0.18

319.1

-2.34

4.86

36.13

103.51

15.43

25.48

1.28

Fruits

2.11

162.2

0.07

-0.73

11.01

11.63

11.92

18.31

18.46

Milk

3.24

177.7

0.00

0.00

12.70

4.22

21.99

17.76

24.98

Egg, Meat & Fish

2.41

198.4

0.77

1.28

34.49

13.37

34.38

16.16

32.08

Non-Food Articles

4.26

170.0

1.03

0.53

9.37

12.88

5.11

23.46

17.02

Fibres

0.88

195.1

2.26

0.21

14.00

28.44

5.92

34.64

20.52

Oil Seeds

1.78

139.3

0.44

1.31

6.08

2.50

2.41

2.35

5.13

Minerals

1.52

250.8

0.00

0.00

21.08

8.29

15.58

23.36

27.48

Fuel & Power

14.91

148.6

0.00

0.00

9.75

6.07

0.07

9.99

11.26

Liquefied Petroleum Gas

0.91

128.9

0.00

0.00

0.18

14.99

-7.45

15.30

6.44

Petrol

1.09

143.5

0.00

0.00

9.97

11.41

-11.91

18.30

13.31

High Speed Diesel Oil

4.67

153.6

0.00

0.00

6.52

6.22

-5.84

14.71

12.15

 

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