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Inflation of textile group up by 0.1%
Sep '08
The W.P.I. Index based rate of inflation for the week ending 13.09.2008 remained unchanged and has been provisionally estimated at 12.14% as against the previous week's level of 12.14%.

The textiles group has an overall weight of 9.8% in the WPI Index and hence it is an important group in measuring inflation.

The index for 'Textiles' group rose by 0.1 percent to 143.3 Provisional) from 143.2 (Provisional) for the week due to higher prices of texturised yarn (2%).

The annual inflation in respect of the textile group of items was 7.66% as compared to 12.14% for all commodities for the week ending 13.09.2008.

The weekly inflation of the textile group increased by 0.1 per cent for the week ending 13.09.08 as compared to no change in all commodities (Details Annexed). Wholesale Price during 13.09.2008 and comparison with 06.09.2008.

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