Food items that reduced during the week were tea, fruit and vegetables, spices. Prices of imported edible oils, mustard oils and coconut oil came down.
In the manufactured goods category, items of common use like dhoties, sarees, ceiling fans and cotton cloth became cheaper.
During the week, Indian Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) too became cheaper by as much as 15 per cent.
Items that turned expensive during the week were maize, wheat, rice and pulses and tobacco.
The previous comparable low was recorded at 4.36 per cent for the week ended January 12, 2009.
OneIndia News (With inputs from Agencies)