scorecardresearchLocal levies, supply chain distortion trigger widely varying inflation levels across states

Local levies, supply chain distortion trigger widely varying inflation levels across states

Updated: 25 Jul 2022, 08:20 AM IST
TL;DR.
The Consumer Price Index (CPI)-based inflation rate for the month of June was as high as 10.5 per cent in Telangana and as low as 4.7 per cent in Bihar, while the national average stood at 7 per cent.
In this photo taken on July 20, 2022, people shop at a bakery that sells the popular breakfast roll 'pandesal' in Manila. - As the war in Ukraine pushes up wheat prices and a weaker peso raises the cost of imported edible oil, many Philippine bakers are shrinking the size of a popular breakfast roll to cope with higher inflation. (Photo by JAM STA ROSA / AFP) / To go with AFP story Philippines-economy-inflation, FOCUS by Mikhail FLORES

In this photo taken on July 20, 2022, people shop at a bakery that sells the popular breakfast roll 'pandesal' in Manila. - As the war in Ukraine pushes up wheat prices and a weaker peso raises the cost of imported edible oil, many Philippine bakers are shrinking the size of a popular breakfast roll to cope with higher inflation. (Photo by JAM STA ROSA / AFP) / To go with AFP story Philippines-economy-inflation, FOCUS by Mikhail FLORES