India’s food inflation drops

December 24th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) India’s annual food inflation, based on wholesale prices, fell marginally to 18.65 percent for the week ended Dec 12 from 19.95 percent the week before even as prices of essential commodities continued to rule high.
As per official data on wholesale price index released Thursday, the annual inflation of primary articles rose 14.66 percent during the week, as against 14.98 percent for the previous week, while the rise for fuels remained at 3.95 percent.

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