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TABLE-India's wholesale prices rise 5.25 pct y/y in Jan
February 14, 2017 / 7:03 AM / 9 months ago

TABLE-India's wholesale prices rise 5.25 pct y/y in Jan

    NEW DELHI, Feb 14 (Reuters) - India's wholesale prices rose
5.25 percent year-on-year in January compared with a 1.07
percent fall a year ago, government data showed on Tuesday.
    The data compared with a 3.89 percent annual rise forecast
by economists in a Reuters poll. In December, prices rose a
provisional 3.39 percent.
    Last month, wholesale food prices fell 0.56 percent
year-on-year, compared with a provisional 0.70 percent fall in
December.

KEY POINTS       
    
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    SUB INDEX              (WEIGHING)  Jan    DEC    Pct Change
    PRIMARY ARTICLES         20.12    255.7   256.3   -0.2
    Food articles            14.34    267.2   270.1   -1.1  
    FUEL AND POWER           14.91    201.2   192.1   +4.7  
    MANUFACTURING PRODUCTS   64.97    158.0    157.9  +0.1
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NOTE: Articles in CAPITALS are sub-indexes. Articles in lower
case are specific categories within the sub-indexes.
SOURCE: Ministry of Commerce and Industry.

 (Reporting by Manoj Kumar; Editing by Biju Dwarakanath)
  

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