NCPI based Inflation increased in February 2020

Headline inflation as measured by the year-on-year (Y-o-Y) change in the National Consumer Price Index (NCPI, 2013=100)1increased to 8.1 per cent in February 2020 from 7.6 per cent in January 2020. This was driven by statistical effect of the low base prevailed in February 2019. Further, Food inflation (Y-o-Y) stood at 16.3 per cent in February 2020 while Non-food inflation (Y-o-Y) recorded at 2.1 per cent.


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Monday, March 23, 2020