July 16, 2012 / 6:28 AM / 5 years ago

TABLE-India's June inflation slows to 7.25 pct - govt

July 16 (Reuters) - India's wholesale price index (WPI)
 rose a lower-than-expected 7.25 percent in June from
a year earlier, government data showed on Monday.
    Analysts on average had expected an annual rise of 7.62
percent, a Reuters poll showed. Wholesale prices provisionally
rose 7.55 percent in May. 
    The annual reading for April was upwardly revised to 7.5
percent from 7.23 percent, the government said in the release. 
    
    KEY POINTS:        
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    SUB INDEX          (WEIGHTING)  JUNE   May   Pct change     
    PRIMARY ARTICLES      20.12     216.4  216.1  +0.1 
    Food Articles         14.34     209.2  206.3  +1.4  
    FUEL AND POWER        14.91     178.2  178.9  -0.4 
    MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS 64.97     144.8  144.3  +0.3 
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    NOTE: Articles in CAPITALS are sub-indexes. Articles in    
    lower case are specific categories within the sub-indexes.  
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 (Compiled by Rajesh Kumar Singh in NEW DELHI; Editing by
Gopakumar Warrier)

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