ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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PRICES-Essential Commodities Lead Price Rise

Essential Commodities Lead Price Rise INFLATIONARY pressures which had caused concern in the closing months of the fiscal year 1989-90, showed a worsening tendency at the start of the current fiscal year. In the first two months of 1990-91 the wholesale prices index on an average basis (April-May 1990 over April- May 1989) recorded an increase of 8.7 per cent, significantly higher than the rise of 5.9 per cent recorded in the same period of 1989-90. On a point-to-point basis (end-March to end-May 1990) it moved up by 1.9 per cent as compared with 2.5 per cent in 1989-90 and 1.6 per cent in

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