India's retail price inflation eased to 6.93 percent year-on-year in November 2020, from an over six-year high of 7.61 percent in the previous month and compared with market expectations of 7.10 percent. Sill, inflation remained above the central bank's 2-6 percent target range for an eight straight month. Cost of food increased at a slower pace (9.43 percent vs 11.0 percent), as well as prices of pan, tobacco and intoxicants (10.36 percent vs 10.65 percent), housing (3.19 percent vs 3.27 percent), and fuel and light (1.90 percent vs 2.28 percent). On the other hand, inflation picked up for clothing and footwear (3.30 percent vs 3.17 percent) and miscellaneous (6.94 percent vs 6.88 percent). source: Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI)
Inflation Rate in India averaged 6.07 percent from 2012 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 12.17 percent in November of 2013 and a record low of 1.54 percent in June of 2017. This page provides - India Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. India Inflation Rate - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2020.
Inflation Rate in India is expected to be 6.90 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in India to stand at 5.50 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the India Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 4.50 percent in 2021 and 4.10 percent in 2022, according to our econometric models.