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Wholesale Price Index of Manufacture of knitted and crocheted fabrics Products from Jan-2017 to May-2017

April 20, 2018

Wholesale price index comprises as far as possible all transactions at first point of bulk sale in the domestic market and released by Office of the Economic Advisor, M/o Commerce and Industries. The current series consists of 102 Primary Articles, 19 Fuel and Power items, and 555 Manufactured Products covering all important items transacted in the economy. The weighing diagram for the WPI series has been derived on the basis of Gross Value of Output. The price data are collected on a self-disclosure basis from individual private sector firms and official sources. National Sample Survey Office also facilitates collection of price data from organized manufacturing units. The current series of Wholesale Price Index has 2011-12 as Base Year.

Manufacture of knitted and crocheted fabrics has a weightage of 0.19296 in Wholesale Price Index. The Wholesale Price Index of Manufacture of knitted and crocheted fabrics decreased from 108.6 points in the month of January 2017 to 107.5 points in the month of May 2017. It has shown total decrease of -1.1 points in Wholesale Price Index during this period. There are 2 types of Manufacture of knitted and crocheted fabrics in Wholesale Price Index namely Knitted fabrics of cotton and Cotton hosiery cloth.

Knitted fabrics of cotton has a weightage of 0.17714 in Wholesale Price Index. The Wholesale Price Index of Knitted fabrics of cotton decreased from 107.9 points in the month of January 2017 to 106.5 points in the month of May 2017. However, there have been inter-month fluctuations in the Wholesale Price Index for Knitted fabrics of cotton during this period; ranging from minimum of 106.5 points in the month of May 2017 to maximum of 107.9 points in the month of January 2017.

Cotton hosiery cloth has a weightage of 0.01582 in Wholesale Price Index. The Wholesale Price Index of Cotton hosiery cloth increased from 116.8 points in the month of January 2017 to 118.6 points in the month of May 2017. However, there have been inter-month fluctuations in the Wholesale Price Index for Cotton hosiery cloth during this period; ranging from minimum of 116.8 points in the month of January 2017 to maximum of 118.6 points in the month of May 2017.

Note: Data for April 2017 and May 2017 are provisional; NA: Not Applicable/Available.

Dataset URL: https://data.gov.in/catalog/wholesale-price-index-0

Resource Title: Wholesale Price Index (Base Year 2011-12) Upto May 2017

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Source: Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Office of the Economic Adviser
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