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Retail inflation prints at 6.71% in July, declining for the third straight month

14 Aug '22

The drop in inflation in July is primarily attributed to easing global commodity prices given the looming recession fears. The international crude oil prices are down about 9% this month and below 100 dollars a barrel, hitting pre-Ukraine crisis lows. The fuel tax cut announced by the government has contributed to lower fuel price-based inflation. Restrictions on wheat exports and lower import duties have contributed to easing the pressure on food items.

Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)

Contains the summary of patents, designs, trademarks and copyrights applied for and registered in India.

Current Account

A nation's current account records its transactions with the rest of the world - specifically its net trade in goods and services, net earnings on cross-border investments, and its net transfer payments over a defined period.


Gross domestic product (GDP) is the monetary or market value of all the final goods and services produced within a country in a specific time period.

Wholesale Inflation

It measures the changes in the wholesale price of basket of 697 goods. The quantum of rise in the WPI month-after-month is used to measure the level of wholesale inflation in the economy.

Index Of Infrastructure Output

A combined index that measures the production performance of Eight Core Industries: refinery, electricity, steel, coal, crude oil, natural gas, cement and fertilizers.

Index of Industrial Production (IIP)

The all India IIP is a composite indicator that measures the short-term changes in the volume of production of a basket of industrial products during a given period with respect to that in a chosen base period.

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