The WPI food in India fell 1.25 percent yoy in December 2022, reversing from a 1.07 percent rise a month earlier. This was the first drop in the index since September 2021, dragged down by vegetables (-35.95% vs -20.08% in November) and onion (-25.97% vs -19.19%). source: Office of the Economic Advisor, India

WPI Food YoY in India averaged 6.54 percent from 1995 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 21.93 percent in November of 1998 and a record low of -4.04 percent in August of 2018. This page includes a chart with historical data for India WPI Food YoY. India WPI Food YoY - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on January of 2023.

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India WPI Food YoY

Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-12-14 06:30 AM Nov 1.07% 8.33% 6%
2023-01-16 06:30 AM Dec -1.25% 1.07% 0.5%
2023-02-14 06:30 AM Jan -1.25% -1.3%

India WPI Food YoY
In India, the wholesale price index (WPI) is the main measure of inflation. The WPI measures the price of a representative basket of wholesale goods. In India, wholesale price index is divided into three groups: Fuel and Power (13.2 percent), Primary Articles (22.6 percent of total weight) and Manufactured Products (64.2 percent). Food Articles from the Primary Articles Group account for 15.2 percent of the total weight. The most important components of the Manufactured Products Group are Basic Metals (9.7 percent of total weight); Food products (9.1 percent); Chemicals and Chemical products (6.5 percent) and Textiles (4.9 percent).
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-1.25 1.07 21.93 -4.04 1995 - 2022 percent Monthly