Economic Buzz: India Consumer Prices Unchanged In August

Economic Buzz: India Consumer Prices Unchanged In August

Sep 13, 2019 03:09 IST capital market

Indias consumer price increased 3.21 percent year-on-year in August following a 3.15 percent rise in July, figures from the statistics ministry showed Thursday. In the same period last year, inflation was 3.69 percent. Food and beverages prices climbed 2.96 percent and clothing and footwear costs gained 1.23 percent. Meanwhile, costs of fuel and light dropped 1.7 percent. The consumer food price index advanced 2.99 percent annually after rising 2.36 percent a month ago. On a monthly basis, consumer prices gained 0.49 percent and food prices climbed 0.91 percent.

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