Wholesale Price Index of India for April 2014

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India's Wholesale Price Index, WPI for April, 2014 rose by 0.20% to 180.2 from 179.8 for March 2014. The Inflation stood at 5.20% for the month of April 2014 as compared to 5.70% for March 2014 and 4.77% during April 2013.

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Wholesale Price Index of India for April 2014

  1. 1. Wholesale Price Index of India January 2014 to April 2014 Month Wholesale Price Index Inflation (Y-o-Y) 2013 2014 Change % Change January-14 170.3 179.0 8.7 5.11% February-14 170.9 179.5 8.6 5.03% March-14 170.1 179.8 9.7 5.70% April-14 171.3 180.2 8.9 5.20% Average 170.7 179.6 9.0 5.26% WPI Updated on 15 May 2014 Next release is scheduled on 16 June 2014
  2. 2. WPI April 2014 Review The Wholesale Price Index for ‘All Commodities’ (Base: 2004-05 = 100) for April 2014 rose by 0.20% to 180.2 from 179.8 for March 2014. The Annual Rate of Inflation stood at 5.20% (Y-o-Y) for the month of April 2014 as compared to 5.70% for the previous month and 4.77% during the corresponding month of the previous year.  ‘PRIMARY ARTICLES’ group rose by 0.96% (M-o-M) and 7.06% (Y-o-Y).  `Food Articles` group rose by 1.49% (M-o-M) and 8.64% (Y-o-Y).  `Non-Food Articles` group declined by -0.41% (M-o-M) and moved up by 3.15% (Y-o-Y).  `Minerals` group declined by -0.03% (M-o-M) and moved up by 4.40% (Y-o-Y).  `Crude Petroleum` moved up by 0.62% (M-o-M) and 17.19% (Y-o-Y).  ‘FUEL & POWER’ group declined by -0.99% (M-o-M) and moved up 8.93% (Y-o-Y).  ‘MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS’ rose by 0.20% (M-o-M) and 3.15% (Y-o-Y). The final Wholesale Price Index for the month of February 2014, for ‘All Commodities’ (Base: 2004-05=100) stood at 179.5 as compared to 178.9 and Annual rate of Inflation based on final Index stood at 5.03 % as compared to 4.68 % respectively as reported on 14.03.2014. Next date of press release: 16/6/2014 for the month of May, 2014.

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