FLOODING ONION PRICES
Should onions decide the course India takes? RBI Governor answers
Governor Das underscores the need for adopting a flexible inflation target for stability.
Chocolate industry may feel the pinch as global cocoa prices rise
India imports large quantity of cocoa beans and powder to bridge the gap be...
Govt considering lifting ban on onion exports
The government is considering lifting ban on exports of onion as fresh arrival of the commodity...
View: With food and fuel consumer price index surges, it’s time to rethink the inflation target regime
Is inflation targeting right for India, and does it focus on the right target?
ET Explains: Not all may be bad about India's rising inflation
Once the vegetable prices cool down, the headline inflation figure will fall back within RBI's comfort zone.
Basmati paddy prices recover on ease in US-Iran tensions
The price of basmati increased to Rs 3,229 per quintal on Friday from Rs 3,157 in the earlier week.
Onion prices may stay firm on low imports
Only a substantial increase in domestic arrivals of the crop can help significantly ease onion prices in the local markets.
States urged to lift onions imported from Egypt, Turkey
The cabinet secretary has urged states to procure imported onions after a few state governments reported to have withdrawn their demands on arrival of shipments from Turkey and Egypt.
Retail inflation hits 7.35%: Experts still see 15-50 bps RBI rate cut
Food inflation rose to 14.12% in December 2019 as against -2.65% in the same month of 2018.
Wholesale price inflation rises to 2.59% in December
A sharp rise in food articles inflation drove India’s wholesale inflation to 2.59 per cent in December, data released by the commerce and industry ministry showed.
Regular updates on crops sought to control prices
The ministry may suggest export of a commodity if there is excess production.
After onions, cooking oil gets costlier
It is expected that the country's dependence on edible oil imports will increase further as heavy rains damaged soybean crops and a lower than expected.
After onions, potato prices on fire, jump 75% in Delhi
As per price monitoring cell of consumer affairs ministry, retail potato prices have increased across many cities, though the average price was at the same level of Rs 20 per kg on Wednesday as compared to last year and a month back as well. This could be because in some cities like Jaipur and Varanasi the prices are in the range of Rs 10 to Rs 15 per kg.
Inflation probably breached RBI target in Dec: Poll
Many economists do not expect the rise in consumer price inflation to prompt any policy move
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