Inflation rate was 7.71 per cent during the corresponding week in 2008. Though there is consistent fall in the inflation, this is not reflected in the price of food articles.
Wholesale Price Index (WPI) of primary articles group rose by 1.1 pc. Food articles group index rose by 1.2 pc as a result of steep rice of fruits and vegetable prices. However, the price of tea declined by 1 pc.
As the Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) price, naphtha and light diesel oil was hiked the 'fuel, power, light & lubricants" index rose by 0.5 pc.