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WPI inflation eases to 0.16 per cent in October

Government data showed subdued prices of non-food articles and fall in prices of manufactured items on Thursday.

Annual inflation, based on monthly wholesale price index (WPI), was at 5.54 per cent in October last year.

For manufactured products, the wholesale inflation was at (-)0.84 per cent in October 2019.

However, retail inflation for the month hit a 16-month high of 4.62 per cent due to soaring prices of food articles, including fruits and vegetables.

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