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Ministry of Commerce & Industry Index Numbers of Wholesale Price in India for the month of October, 2021(Base Year: 2011-12) Posted On: 15 N

Ministry of Commerce & Industry

Index Numbers of Wholesale Price in India for the month of October, 2021(Base Year: 2011-12)

Posted On: 15 NOV 2021 12:00PM by PIB Delhi

The Office of the Economic Adviser, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) is releasing Index numbers of wholesale price in India (Base Year: 2011-12) for the month of October, 2021 (Provisional) and for the month of August, 2021 (Final) in this press release. Provisional figures of Wholesale Price Index (WPI) are released on 14th of every month (or next working day) with a time lag of two weeks of the reference month and compiled with data received from institutional sources and selected manufacturing units across the country. After 10 weeks, the index is finalized and final figures are released and then frozen thereafter.

The annual rate of inflation is 12.54% (Provisional) for the month of October, 2021 (over October, 2020) as compared to 1.31% in October, 2020. The high rate of inflation in October 2021 is primarily due to rise in prices of mineral oils, basic metals, food products, crude petroleum & natural gas, chemicals and chemical products etc. as compared the corresponding month of the previous year. The annual change in the components of WPI index and inflation in the last three months is given below.

Index Numbers & Annual Rate of Inflation (Y-o-Y in %) *

All Commodities/Major Groups

Weight (%)

Aug-21 (F)

Sep-21 (P)

Oct-21 (P)

Index

Inflation

Index

Inflation

Index

Inflation

All Commodities

100.00

136.2

11.64

136.0

10.66

139.1

12.54

I Primary Articles

22.62

155.4

5.93

154.9

4.10

159.7

5.20

II Fuel & Power

13.15

117.9

28.15

114.7

24.81

124.7

37.18

III Manufactured Products

64.23

133.2

11.56

133.8

11.41

134.9

12.04

Food Index

24.38

160.1

3.76

159.8

1.14

164.8

3.06

Note: P: Provisional, F: Final, * Annual rate of WPI inflation calculated over the corresponding month of previous year

The month over month change in WPI index for the month of October, 2021 (as compared to September, 2021) was 2.28%. The monthly change in WPI index for last six-month is summarized below:

Month Over Month (M-o-M in %) change in WPI Index#

All Commodities/Major Groups

Weight

May-21

Jun-21

Jul-21

Aug-21

Sep-21 (P)

Oct-21 (P)

All Commodities

100.00

0.68

0.60

0.97

0.89

-0.15

2.28

I. Primary Articles

22.62

-0.86

1.86

0.85

0.71

-0.32

3.10

II. Fuel & Power

13.15

0.83

0.82

4.07

2.34

-2.71

8.72

III. Manufactured Products

64.23

1.23

0.08

0.53

0.68

0.45

0.82

 Food Index

24.38

0.00

-0.06

0.44

0.44

-0.19

3.13

Note: P: Provisional, # Monthly rate of change, based on month over month (M-o-M) WPI calculated over the preceding month

Month over Month Change in Major Groups of WPI:

  1. Primary Articles (weight 22.62%): – The index for this major group increased by (3.10%) to 159.7 (provisional) in October, 2021 from 154.9 (provisional) for the month of September, 2021. Prices of Crude Petroleum & Natural Gas (9.48%) and Food Articles (5.05%) increased in October, 2021 as compared to September, 2021. Prices of Non-food Articles (-4.59%) and Minerals (-4.16%) declined in October, 2021 as compared to September, 2021.
  2. Fuel & Power (weight 13.15%):-The index for this major group increased by (8.72%) to 124.7 (provisional) in October, 2021 from 114.7 (provisional) for the month of September, 2021. Prices of Electricity (18.84%), Mineral Oils (7.74%) and Coal (0.94%) increased in October, 2021 as compared to September, 2021.
  3. Manufactured Products (weight 64.23%): – The index for this major group increased by (0.82%) to 134.9 (provisional) in October, 2021 from 133.8 (provisional) for the month of September, 2021.Out of the 22 NIC two-digit groups for Manufactured Products, 18 groups have witnessed increase in prices; 3 groups have witnessed decrease and for one group the prices remained unchanged in October 2021 as compared to September, 2021. The increase in prices is mainly contributed by manufacture of basic metals; chemicals and chemical products; electrical equipment; rubber and plastics products and textiles. Some of the groups that have witnessed decrease in prices are manufacture of food products; motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers and printing and reproduction of recorded mediain October 2021 as compared to September, 2021.While the Manufacture of computer, electronic and optical products remain unchanged in October, 2021 as compared to September, 2021.

WPI food index (weight 24.38%): The Food Index consisting of ‘Food Articles’ from Primary Articles group and ‘Food Product’ from Manufactured Products group have increased from 159.8 in September, 2021 to 164.8 in October, 2021. The rate of inflation based on WPI Food Index increased from 1.14% in September, 2021 to 3.06% in October, 2021.

Final index for the month of August, 2021 (Base Year: 2011-12=100): For the month of August, 2021 the final Wholesale Price Index and inflation rate for ‘All Commodities’ (Base: 2011-12=100) stood at 136.2 and 11.64% respectively.  The details of All India Wholesale Price Indices and Rates of Inflation for different commodity groups for October, 2021 are at Annex I. The Annual rate of Inflation (Y- o-Y) based on WPI for different commodity groups in the last six months is at Annex II. The WPI Index for different commodity groups in the last six months is at Annex III.

Response Rate:The WPI for October, 2021 have been compiled at a weighted response rate of 73 percent, while the final figure for August, 2021 is based on the weighted response rate of 93 percent. The Provisional figuresofWPIwillundergorevisionasperthefinalrevisionpolicyofWPI. This press release, item indices, and inflation numbers are available at our home page http://eaindustry.nic.in

Text Box: For Kind AttentionThe data collection of New Series of WPI (Base 2017-18) has also started with help of the Field Operation Division, National Statistical office, Government of India. The Industry Associations may ask industrial establishments (if selected) spread across the country to cooperate with the Survey Supervisor/Survey Enumerators of the NSO in collection of data since April 2017 on monthly basis.

Next date of Press Release: Index Numbers of WPI for the month of November,2021 would be released on 14/12/2021.

Annex-I

All India Wholesale Price Indices and Rates of Inflation (Base Year: 2011-12=100) for October, 2021

Commodities/Major Groups/Groups/Sub-Groups/Items

Weight

Index (Latest Month) *

Latest month over month

Cumulative Inflation (YoY)

WPI Based rate of Inflation (YoY)

2020-2021

2021-2022*

2020-2021

2021-2022*

Oct-2020

Oct-2021*

ALL COMMODITIES

100

139.1

0.57

2.28

-0.56

11.76

1.31

12.54

I. PRIMARY ARTICLES

22.62

159.7

2.02

3.1

1.26

7

4.33

5.2

A. Food Articles

15.26

168.6

1.84

5.05

4.6

0.6

7.05

-1.69

Cereals

2.82

160.5

-1.21

0.75

-0.05

-1.19

-5.24

3.22

Paddy

1.43

162.8

-0.79

0.49

2.95

-1.53

0.61

-0.55

Wheat

1.03

159.4

-1.73

1.72

0.79

0.17

-8.1

8.14

Pulses

0.64

178.9

3.85

0

12.27

9.54

16.06

5.36

Vegetables

1.87

235

9.29

31.87

9.82

-14.41

26.73

-18.49

Potato

0.28

199.6

10.04

4.94

81.4

-39.12

119.25

-51.32

Onion

0.16

290.3

72.27

31.72

-8.39

12.01

8.49

-25.01

Fruits

1.6

160.7

-0.67

8.88

-1.28

7.09

-4.26

8.22

Milk

4.44

157.2

0.52

0.26

5.17

2.17

5.75

1.68

Eggs, Meat & Fish

2.4

154.7

0.66

-2.4

4.1

6.96

4.19

1.98

B. Non-Food Articles

4.12

153.7

4.26

-4.59

-2.26

21.71

2.93

18.41

Oil Seeds

1.12

199.7

1.61

-15.02

2.76

39.27

4.36

26.39

C. Minerals

0.83

179.6

5.36

-4.16

0.82

16.16

-0.2

17.16

D. Crude Petroleum & Natural gas

2.41

106.2

-5.34

9.48

-27.06

51.89

-22.95

66.46

     Crude Petroleum

1.95

101.3

-0.71

4.33

-30.98

83.64

-21.97

80.57

II. FUEL & POWER

13.15

124.7

-1.09

8.72

-13.01

29.09

-11.14

37.18

LPG

0.64

116.5

1.48

1.48

-7.27

43.16

3

54.3

Petrol

1.6

121.4

-0.67

5.66

-18.84

58.76

-14.5

64.72

HSD

3.1

129.1

-3.34

9.31

-21.05

55.24

-20.76

71.68

III. MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS

64.23

134.9

0.25

0.82

0.85

11.16

2.21

12.04

Mf/o Food Products

9.12

158.4

-0.14

-0.06

5

13.31

4.38

12.74

Vegetable and Animal Oils and Fats

2.64

186.4

2.4

-0.8

15.67

41.63

20.58

32.57

Mf/o Beverages

0.91

127.3

-0.16

0.32

1.23

1.28

0.41

2.91

Mf/o Tobacco Products

0.51

162.6

1.48

0.81

2.17

2.16

2.07

3.17

Mf/o Textiles

4.88

133.9

1.06

0.9

-3.64

14.6

-2.13

16.64

Mf/o Wearing Apparel

0.81

143.8

0

0.07

-0.28

2.86

-0.07

3.98

Mf/o Leather and Related Products

0.54

118.9

-0.84

0.08

-0.86

0.36

-0.68

1.02

Mf/o Wood and of Products of Wood and Cork

0.77

142.3

-0.15

1.21

-0.49

4.7

0

6.43

Mf/o Paper and Paper Products

1.11

134.5

0.25

1.2

-1.7

11.03

-0.58

12.65

Mf/o Chemicals and Chemical Products

6.47

133

0.6

1.29

-2.26

11.99

-0.26

13.87

Mf/o Pharmaceuticals, Medicinal Chemical and Botanical Products

1.99

134.9

0.38

0.07

3.26

3.85

2.92

3.37

Mf/o Rubber and Plastics Products

2.3

126

0.46

1.94

-0.73

13.31

1.48

14.55

Mf/o other Non-Metallic Mineral Products

3.2

122.4

-0.26

0.41

0.1

3.77

0.95

5.06

Cement, Lime and Plaster

1.64

125.8

-0.17

0.48

0.95

3.16

1.02

5.36

Mf/o Basic Metals

9.65

140.4

0.65

2.41

-0.88

27.24

5.32

28.93

Mild Steel – Semi Finished Steel

1.27

118.9

-1.34

1.8

0.75

21.41

3.45

23.85

Mf/o Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery and Equipment

3.15

130.9

1.15

0.23

-1.84

12.94

-0.43

14.22

Note: * = Provisional, Mf/o = Manufacture of

Annex-II

Annual Rate of Inflation Based on WPI (Base Year 2011-12) for last 6 Months

Commodities/Major Groups/Groups/Sub-Groups/Items

Weight

WPI based inflation figures for last 6 months

May-21

Jun-21

Jul-21

Aug-21

Sep-21*

Oct-21*

ALL COMMODITIES

100

13.11

12.07

11.57

11.64

10.66

12.54

I. PRIMARY ARTICLES

22.62

9.4

8.59

6.34

5.93

4.1

5.2

A. Food Articles

15.26

4.25

3.28

0.12

-0.8

-4.69

-1.69

Cereals

2.82

-2.58

-2.77

-2.91

-1.13

1.21

3.22

Paddy

1.43

-0.55

-2.36

-2.77

-2.18

-1.82

-0.55

Wheat

1.03

-2.54

-1.77

-2.86

-0.19

4.47

8.14

Pulses

0.64

12.09

11.56

8.41

9.47

9.42

5.36

Vegetables

1.87

-7.18

-0.78

-8.3

-12.64

-32.45

-18.49

Potato

0.28

-26.11

-31.09

-36.69

-37.39

-48.95

-51.32

Onion

0.16

23.24

64.32

72.01

62.78

-1.91

-25.01

Fruits

1.6

17.81

6.96

-3.45

-2.27

-1.27

8.22

Milk

4.44

2.31

1.65

2.5

3.09

1.95

1.68

Eggs, Meat & Fish

2.4

10.79

8.72

7.97

3.46

5.18

1.98

B. Non-Food Articles

4.12

18.37

18.63

22.94

28.69

29.4

18.41

Oil Seeds

1.12

36

36.76

40.75

53.79

51.13

26.39

C. Minerals

0.83

13.25

15.33

12.55

7.16

28.8

17.16

D. Crude Petroleum & Natural gas

2.41

59.52

46.97

42.25

34.49

43.92

66.46

     Crude Petroleum

1.95

108.2

78.47

68.48

56.36

71.86

80.57

II. FUEL & POWER

13.15

36.74

29.32

27.01

28.15

24.81

37.18

LPG

0.64

60.49

31.44

38.14

48.11

54.3

54.3

Petrol

1.6

64.88

59.94

59.04

61.53

54.85

64.72

HSD

3.1

69.16

59.92

53.79

50.69

51.8

71.68

III. MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS

64.23

11.25

10.96

11.46

11.56

11.41

12.04

Mf/o Food Products

9.12

15.58

13.31

13.06

12.73

12.65

12.74

Vegetable and Animal Oils and Fats

2.64

51.95

43.58

42.66

40.72

36.85

32.57

Mf/o Beverages

0.91

0.32

0.08

1.2

1.52

2.42

2.91

Mf/o Tobacco Products

0.51

-0.81

-0.63

2.22

4.97

3.86

3.17

Mf/o Textiles

4.88

11.55

14.17

15.85

17.35

16.81

16.64

Mf/o Wearing Apparel

0.81

1.08

2.84

3.96

3.27

3.9

3.98

Mf/o Leather and Related Products

0.54

1.01

0.09

-0.34

0.25

0.08

1.02

Mf/o Wood and of Products of Wood and Cork

0.77

3.91

3.43

4.39

5.39

5

6.43

Mf/o Paper and Paper Products

1.11

9.77

10.47

11.34

11.34

11.59

12.65

Mf/o Chemicals and Chemical Products

6.47

11.17

10.89

11.56

12.23

13.09

13.87

Mf/o Pharmaceuticals, Medicinal Chemical and Botanical Products

1.99

6.45

4.18

3.31

2.6

3.69

3.37

Mf/o Rubber and Plastics Products

2.3

12.85

11.98

13.14

13.85

12.88

14.55

Mf/o other Non-Metallic Mineral Products

3.2

2.28

2.62

4.52

4.72

4.37

5.06

Cement, Lime and Plaster

1.64

0.16

2.13

3.87

4.32

4.68

5.36

Mf/o Basic Metals

9.65

29.24

29.09

29.09

27.61

26.71

28.93

Mild Steel – Semi Finished Steel

1.27

24.34

23.41

21.39

19.65

20.04

23.85

Mf/o Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery and Equipment

3.15

12.15

12.04

14.12

16.09

15.27

14.22

Note: * = Provisional, Mf/o = Manufacture of

Annex-III

Index Numbers of Wholesale Prices (Base Year 2011-12) for last 6 Months

Commodities/Major Groups/Groups/Sub-Groups/Items

Weight

WPI Index for last 6 months

May-21

Jun-21

Jul-21

Aug-21

Sep-21*

Oct-21*

ALL COMMODITIES

100

132.9

133.7

135

136.2

136

139.1

I. PRIMARY ARTICLES

22.62

150.2

153

154.3

155.4

154.9

159.7

A. Food Articles

15.26

159.6

160.5

161.5

161.7

160.5

168.6

Cereals

2.82

158.5

157.7

156.8

158

159.3

160.5

Paddy

1.43

162.2

161.7

161.2

161.8

162

162.8

Wheat

1.03

157.4

155.7

152.8

153.9

156.7

159.4

Pulses

0.64

179

177.6

172.8

174.5

178.9

178.9

Vegetables

1.87

142.3

165.3

191.2

185.3

178.2

235

Potato

0.28

178

183.1

188.6

201.8

190.2

199.6

Onion

0.16

175

219.7

232.9

231.8

220.4

290.3

Fruits

1.6

179.3

161.3

145.4

155.3

147.6

160.7

Milk

4.44

154.9

154.4

155.9

157

156.8

157.2

Eggs, Meat & Fish

2.4

163.2

165.8

164

158.7

158.5

154.7

B. Non-Food Articles

4.12

145

148.4

152.2

161.5

161.1

153.7

Oil Seeds

1.12

208.9

211.7

216.9

239.6

235

199.7

C. Minerals

0.83

170.9

191.8

187.4

179.6

187.4

179.6

D. Crude Petroleum & Natural gas

2.41

92.2

99.5

101

97.1

97

106.2

     Crude Petroleum

1.95

91.4

100.3

102.1

97.1

97.1

101.3

II. FUEL & POWER

13.15

109.8

110.7

115.2

117.9

114.7

124.7

LPG

0.64

104.8

97

102.5

109.9

114.8

116.5

Petrol

1.6

101.4

106.2

116.1

118.4

114.9

121.4

HSD

3.1

106.4

114.5

121.8

120.7

118.1

129.1

III. MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS

64.23

131.5

131.6

132.3

133.2

133.8

134.9

Mf/o Food Products

9.12

157.3

155.8

155.8

157.6

158.5

158.4

Vegetable and Animal Oils and Fats

2.64

191

184.5

185.6

188.7

187.9

186.4

Mf/o Beverages

0.91

125.8

125.6

126.5

127.2

126.9

127.3

Mf/o Tobacco Products

0.51

159.3

157.6

161.1

160.6

161.3

162.6

Mf/o Textiles

4.88

128.5

129.7

130.8

132.6

132.7

133.9

Mf/o Wearing Apparel

0.81

139.9

141.2

141.8

142

143.7

143.8

Mf/o Leather and Related Products

0.54

119.5

117.7

117.3

118.4

118.8

118.9

Mf/o Wood and of Products of Wood and Cork

0.77

138.3

138.7

140.2

140.8

140.6

142.3

Mf/o Paper and Paper Products

1.11

132.6

133

133.5

132.5

132.9

134.5

Mf/o Chemicals and Chemical Products

6.47

128.4

128.3

129.3

130.3

131.3

133

Mf/o Pharmaceuticals, Medicinal Chemical and Botanical Products

1.99

136.9

134.7

134.3

134.1

134.8

134.9

Mf/o Rubber and Plastics Products

2.3

121.2

120.6

121.4

122.5

123.6

126

Mf/o other Non-Metallic Mineral Products

3.2

120.9

121.4

122.6

122.1

121.9

122.4

Cement, Lime and Plaster

1.64

124

124.5

126.2

125.5

125.2

125.8

Mf/o Basic Metals

9.65

133.5

134

134

135.9

137.1

140.4

Mild Steel – Semi Finished Steel

1.27

117

116.5

115.2

116.9

116.8

118.9

Mf/o Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery and Equipment

3.15

126.5

127.5

129.3

130.6

130.6

130.9

Note: * = Provisional, Mf/o = Manufacture of

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