WPI inflation eases to 29-month low of 1.34 pc in March; food items turn costlier

Updated: Apr 17 2023 3:56PM

New Delhi, Apr 17 (PTI) The wholesale price-based inflation eased to a 29-month low of 1.34 per cent in March on easing prices of manufactured products and fuel items, even though food articles turned expensive.

March is the 10th straight month when wholesale price index (WPI) based inflation has declined.

The inflation was 3.85 per cent in February and 14.63 per cent in March 2022.