New Delhi: India’s retail or consumer price index stood at 6.09 per cent in June 2020, official data showed on Monday.
Accordingly, the urban CPI stood at 5.91 per cent and rural at 6.20 per cent .
However, the National Statistical Office did not share the corresponding data on CPI or retail inflation due to the outbreak of Covid-19 pandemic.
Moreover, the country’s consumer food price index showed a decelerating trend. It declined to 7.87 per cent in June from 9.20 per cent in May.
The CFPI’s readings measure change in retail prices of food products.