Production grows 7.5% in January

Production grows 7.5% in January

Retail inflation has dipped to 4(point)44 per cent in February from 5(point)07 per cent in January. According to the Central Statistics Office data released on Monday, inflation in vegetables was 17.57 per cent as against 26.97 per cent, and for fruits, it was 4.80 per cent, down from 6.24 per cent.

Inflation for the fuel and light category was at 6.80 per cent in February as against 7.73 per cent in January.

The rate of price increase was, however, higher for transport and communication services at 2.39 per cent as against 1.97 per cent.

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