The official WPI for all commodities (Base: 2011-12 = 100) for the month of March 2019 rose by 0.4 per cent to 120.0 from the previous month’s level of 119.5, the data showed.
The index for manufactured products (weight 64.23 per cent) for March 2019 rose by 0.2 per cent to 118.3 from the previous month’s level of 118.1. The index for ‘Manufacture of Wearing Apparel’ sub-group declined by 0.9 per cent to 138.0 from 139.2 for the previous month due to lower price of woven apparel, except fur apparel (1 per cent).
The index for ‘Manufacture of Textiles’ sub-group declined by 0.3 per cent to 118.7 from 119.0 for the previous month due to lower price of manufacture of cordage, rope, twine and netting (3 per cent each), other textiles (2 per cent) and knitted and crocheted fabrics and cotton yarn (1 per cent each). However, the price of made-up textile articles, except apparel moved up one per cent.
The index for primary articles (weight 22.62 per cent) rose by 0.4 per cent to 134.7 from 134.2 for the previous month. The index for fuel and power (weight 13.15 per cent) rose by 2.3 per cent to 103.3 from 101.0 for the previous month due to higher price of ATF, naphtha, furnace oil, LPG, kerosene, petrol, petroleum coke, HSD and bitumen.
Meanwhile, the all-India consumer price index (CPI) on base 2012=100 stood at 2.86 (provisional) in March 2019 compared to 2.57 (final) in February 2019 and 4.28 in March 2018, according to the Central Statistics Office, ministry of statistics and programme implementation. (RKS)
Fibre2Fashion News Desk – India
| On 25th Oct 2021
China is expected to attract more than $156.51 billion of foreign...
The digitalisation of logistics services, accelerated by the...
The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region will strengthen its...
Marry with brand ethos
Consistency is the first rule of social media
Water use efficiency remains relatively unexplored
Danitech was born from the will of a group of technicians to offer the...
Adaptive Control automates, controls and monitors machines, systems and...
The Picanol Group is a diversified industrial group active worldwide in...
Jaanuu, a vertically integrated e-commerce company, has reimagined the...
Garware Technical Fibres Ltd
Garware Technical Fibres Ltd (formerly Garware-Wall Ropes Ltd) is a...
Loomia designs and manufactures soft circuit systems that can be produced...
Label Archana Jaju
<b>Archana Jaju</b>’s Hyderabad-based eponymous label works with artisans...
Label Samant Chauhan
Delhi based fashion designer, <b>Samant Chauhan</b> who mostly works on...
Abhishek Bajaj & Samiksha Bajaj
Samshek is a fashion forward tech brand which combines digital experience...
Letter to Editor
Subscribe today and get the latest update on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel and so on.
Subscribe today and get the latest information on Textiles, Fashion, Apparel.