Wholesale Price Index

WPI Based Inflation Remains Below Zero for Fifth Consecutive Month. Read More>>>

WPI Inflation Up Slightly

India's WPI inflation increased to -0.52% in August from -1.36% in July, marking 5 months of negative inflation

Year-on-Year Decline

August's -0.52% is much lower than 12.48% in 2022, indicating a significant year-on-year drop in wholesale inflation

Impact on Economy

Rising WPI may affect consumer prices and businesses. Policymakers and economists closely monitor these trends

Persistent Deflation

5 months of negative WPI suggests ongoing deflationary pressures in certain sectors, impacting pricing and growth

Government Action

The government may respond to deflation trends to support economic stability while balancing growth and inflation concerns