New Delhi, July 14
Prices within the wholesale market fell for the third straight month, declining 1.81% in June, attributable to sharp decline in gasoline and energy gadgets whilst meals articles remained costly.
Inflation in May and April was (-) 3.21% and (-) 1.57%, respectively. In March it was 0.42%.
“The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly Wholesale Price Index (WPI), stood at (-1.81%) (provisional) for the month of June as compared to 2.02% during the corresponding month of the previous year,” the business ministry mentioned on Tuesday. — PTI