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Macroeconomic Indicators (19 February 2011)

The annual rate of inflation based on the Wholesale Price Index relented to 8.23% for January 2011 as compared with 8.43% for the previous month, and 8.53% a year ago, thanks to some softening in food inflation. Snapping its two week rising trend, annual food inflation dropped by nearly four percentage points to 13.07% for the week ending 29 January from 17.05% in the previous week ended 22 January. However, the annual inflation for non-food articles showed a significant rise to 23.9% in January 2011 compared with 12.7% a year ago.

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