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18 March, 2018 03:40 IST
CPI inflation eases to 4.44% in February'18
Source: IRIS | 13 Mar, 2018, 08.50AM
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Consumer price inflation in India, as represented by Consumer Price Index (CPI), eased to 4.44% in February from 5.07% in the previous month. In February 2017, CPI inflation was at 3.65%.  Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) 3.26% from 4.70% in the previous month. In February 2017, CFPI inflation was at 2.01%.

Food and beverages price inflation stood at 3.38%, while prices of pan, tobacco and intoxicants went up 7.34%.

Clothing and footwear price inflation has recorded a rise of 5.00% in prices.

Fuel and light inflation has seen increase of 6.80%. Household goods and services inflation was 4.16%.

Health segment inflation was 4.95%. Transport and communication gained in inflation of 2.39%.

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