Inflation dips to 5.3% in August

Inflation dips to 5.3% in August

Retail inflation fell marginally to 5.3% in August mainly due to easing food prices, official data showed on Monday. - File photo

New Delhi, September 13

Retail inflation fell marginally to 5.3% in August mainly due to easing food prices, official data showed on Monday.

The retail inflation based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 5.59% in July and 6.69% in August 2020.

As per the data released by the National Statistical Office (NSO), inflation in the food basket was 3.11% in August compared to 3.96% in the preceding month. — PTI

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