Food inflation

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GST will help lower food inflation by 2 per cent: Radhamohan Singh

May 25, 2017 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on GST will help lower food inflation by 2 per cent: Radhamohan Singh | FOOD SERVICE | , ,

Under the GST, agriculture produce from foodgrains, oilseeds, fruits and vegetables, milk, spices, fish, meat, and sugarcane will attract zero duty…READ MORE

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Lower prices of pulses yet to reach consumer as retail rates still high

September 15, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Lower prices of pulses yet to reach consumer as retail rates still high | FOOD & GROCERY | ,

Now that supplies of both imported and domestic arrivals of pulses reaching the markets, the signs of prices cooling are obvious, yet the price gap between wholesale prices and retail prices of the pulses remains stark and consumers are yet to benefit…READ MORE

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Higher food prices may not allow new RBI Governor Urjit Patel to cut rates immediately

September 6, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Higher food prices may not allow new RBI Governor Urjit Patel to cut rates immediately | FOOD SERVICE | , ,

Urjit Patel, who has assumed charge as the 24th governor of the Reserve Bank of India with effect from September 4, may not beable to cut policy rates immediately as food prices rise along with the recent rise in fuel prices will create doubts over inflation movement…READ MORE

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Vegetable prices spike, despite bumper harvest

August 30, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Vegetable prices spike, despite bumper harvest | FOOD & GROCERY | , ,

Two successive years of drought had spiked food inflation in India, with pulses and vegetables contributing largely to higher retail prices. While production of pulses dipped by 14 per cent between 2013-14 and 2015-16 leading to higher prices, the rise in vegetable prices comes as a surprise…READ MORE

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Food inflation pushes up WPI index to 2-year high at 3.55pc

August 16, 2016 |by indiafood forum | Comments Off on Food inflation pushes up WPI index to 2-year high at 3.55pc | FOOD SERVICE | ,

Pushed up by food prices such as vegetables and fruits, the wholesale price index based inflation rose by 3.35 per cent in July up from 1.62 per cent in June…READ MORE

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