The major items of which the prices declined are tea, fruits and vegetables. The decline in Air Turbine Fuel price by 13 pc led the index of fuel items to come down by 0.5 pc. In the manufactured goods category, the imported edible oil, salt, cement, iron and steel became cheaper during the week. The items which became dearer during the week include maize, bazra, jowar, gur and newspaper.
The inflation for the week ended October 25 remain unchanged at 10.72 per cent. The decline in inflation will allow RBI to cut key policy rates which inturn could boost economic expansion.
OneIndia News (With inputs from Agencies)