Wholesale inflation eases to 2.47% in March; pulses to get cheaper

Inflation based on wholesale prices eased marginally to 2.47 per cent in March on cheaper articles, especially pulses and vegetables.

On the basis of (WPI), inflation was 2.48 per cent in February and 5.11 per cent in March last year.

According to a government data released today, articles showed deflation at 0.29 per cent in March as against a 0.88 per cent inflation in the preceding month.

Deflation in vegetables was 2.70 per cent, pulses (20.58 per cent) and wheat (1.19 per cent) in March.
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