22 Dec '11, 11am

India's food inflation dives to four-year low

India's food inflation dives to four-year low

NEW DELHI: India's food inflation has plunged to a near four-year low as prices of vegetables and wheat tumbled, official data showed Thursday, marking a rare piece of good news for the embattled government. Food price inflation has been in double digits all year, causing hardship for India's impoverished masses and heaping pressure on the Congress-led government reeling from graft scandals and charges of policy paralysis. Annual food inflation dropped to 1.81 percent for the week ended December 10 from 4.35 percent in the previous week, as prices of essential produce such as vegetables, onions, potatoes and wheat fell sharply. The latest figures were the lowest since February 2008 when food inflation -- measured by the benchmark Wholesale Price Index -- stood at 2.26 percent. Onion prices have fallen by nearly 50 percent from a year earlier while potatoes are 34 percent c...

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