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21. Wholesale Price Index
Date : Sep 11, 2017
(Base: 2011-12 = 100)
Commodities Weight 2016-17 2016 2017
Jul. May Jun. (P) Jul. (P)
1 2 3 4 5 6
1 ALL COMMODITIES 100.000 111.6 111.8 112.9 112.7 113.9
1.1 PRIMARY ARTICLES 22.618 128.9 131.8 126.6 126.9 132.4
1.1.1 FOOD ARTICLES 15.256 140.3 144.5 137.9 139.0 147.6
1.1.1.1 Food Grains (Cereals+Pulses) 3.462 152.0 154.8 144.8 143.5 142.8
1.1.1.2 Fruits & Vegetables 3.475 138.7 155.4 129.1 137.3 176.8
1.1.1.3 Milk 4.440 134.3 134.2 138.5 138.9 138.9
1.1.1.4 Eggs,Meat & Fish 2.402 133.0 133.2 136.4 137.9 137.6
1.1.1.5 Condiments & Spices 0.529 140.5 142.4 121.6 118.3 119.6
1.1.1.6 Other Food Articles 0.948 150.5 145.7 154.6 143.7 140.3
1.1.2 NON-FOOD ARTICLES 4.119 122.2 126.5 119.8 117.8 118.5
1.1.2.1 Fibres 0.839 117.1 126.1 119.5 120.4 119.6
1.1.2.2 Oil Seeds 1.115 136.0 144.4 127.4 125.4 124.7
1.1.2.3 Other non-food Articles 1.960 114.9 117.1 112.9 112.0 114.0
1.1.2.4 Floriculture 0.204 137.4 120.9 145.4 120.3 124.3
1.1.3 MINERALS 0.833 113.1 95.8 119.6 116.3 119.6
1.1.3.1 Metallic Minerals 0.648 98.4 76.1 107.0 103.2 107.0
1.1.3.2 Other Minerals 0.185 164.4 165.1 163.8 162.4 163.8
1.1.4 CRUDE PETROLEUM & NATURAL GAS 2.410 73.1 72.3 69.4 69.4 64.0
1.2 FUEL & POWER 13.152 86.3 84.7 90.9 89.7 88.4
1.2.1 COAL 2.138 109.0 107.0 117.5 117.5 117.5
1.2.1.1 Coking Coal 0.647 108.2 101.4 135.5 135.5 135.5
1.2.1.2 Non-Coking Coal 1.401 110.5 110.7 110.7 110.7 110.7
1.2.1.3 Lignite 0.090 90.2 90.7 95.0 95.0 95.0
1.2.2 MINERAL OILS 7.950 73.3 71.8 79.1 77.5 75.3
1.2.3 ELECTRICITY 3.064 104.2 102.7 102.8 102.0 102.0
1.3 MANUFACTURED PRODUCTS 64.231 110.7 110.3 112.6 112.5 112.7
1.3.1 MANUFACTURE OF FOOD PRODUCTS 9.122 125.4 124.3 126.9 126.7 126.9
1.3.1.1 Processing and Preserving of meat 0.134 137.1 138.0 136.0 135.9 134.7
1.3.1.2 Processing and Preserving of fish, Crustaceans, Molluscs and products thereof 0.204 127.7 126.4 131.3 130.8 126.3
1.3.1.3 Processing and Preserving of fruit and Vegetables 0.138 120.2 120.7 120.5 120.8 120.1
1.3.1.4 Vegetable and Animal oils and Fats 2.643 107.0 104.3 106.0 105.7 105.6
1.3.1.5 Dairy products 1.165 132.3 128.7 141.8 141.1 142.8
1.3.1.6 Grain mill products 2.010 136.2 136.2 136.1 136.3 135.9
1.3.1.7 Starches and Starch products 0.110 114.6 119.9 113.3 113.5 112.9
1.3.1.8 Bakery products 0.215 127.0 126.5 130.5 130.6 130.9
1.3.1.9 Sugar, Molasses & honey 1.163 124.8 121.5 133.1 132.1 132.5
1.3.1.10 Cocoa, Chocolate and Sugar confectionery 0.175 125.5 125.2 123.6 124.0 129.0
1.3.1.11 Macaroni, Noodles, Couscous and Similar farinaceous products 0.026 137.1 141.4 137.0 137.0 136.2
1.3.1.12 Tea & Coffee products 0.371 125.9 131.1 127.1 127.7 129.0
1.3.1.13 Processed condiments & salt 0.163 124.5 127.0 115.3 116.6 116.5
1.3.1.14 Processed ready to eat food 0.024 126.3 127.4 127.4 127.2 127.7
1.3.1.15 Health supplements 0.225 143.2 146.5 140.2 142.5 144.2
1.3.1.16 Prepared animal feeds 0.356 165.4 170.8 157.6 156.8 155.6
1.3.2 MANUFACTURE OF BEVERAGES 0.909 116.1 115.4 117.3 117.6 117.4
1.3.2.1 Wines & spirits 0.408 113.3 112.7 113.6 114.2 114.1
1.3.2.2 Malt liquors and Malt 0.225 114.2 113.7 116.6 116.6 116.6
1.3.2.3 Soft drinks; Production of mineral waters and Other bottled waters 0.275 121.8 120.9 123.6 123.3 122.9
1.3.3 MANUFACTURE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS 0.514 141.6 139.4 141.5 144.3 143.6
1.3.3.1 Tobacco products 0.514 141.6 139.4 141.5 144.3 143.6
1.3.4 MANUFACTURE OF TEXTILES 4.881 111.2 111.3 113.6 113.7 113.4
1.3.4.1 Preparation and Spinning of textile fibres 2.582 103.3 103.2 107.2 107.2 106.6
1.3.4.2 Weaving & Finishing of textiles 1.509 120.9 121.6 120.6 121.0 121.0
1.3.4.3 Knitted and Crocheted fabrics 0.193 107.1 106.0 109.3 107.1 108.9
1.3.4.4 Made-up textile articles, Except apparel 0.299 121.7 121.1 124.1 124.6 124.6
1.3.4.5 Cordage, Rope, Twine and Netting 0.098 143.0 142.9 145.3 145.8 142.3
1.3.4.6 Other textiles 0.201 112.9 112.1 117.4 117.6 117.0
1.3.5 MANUFACTURE OF WEARING APPAREL 0.814 131.0 129.8 134.7 133.2 136.0
1.3.5.1 Manufacture of Wearing Apparel (woven), Except fur Apparel 0.593 133.9 133.5 137.1 135.3 138.9
1.3.5.2 Knitted and Crocheted apparel 0.221 123.3 119.7 128.4 127.5 128.2

No. 21: Wholesale Price Index (Contd.)
(Base: 2011-12 = 100)
Commodities Weight 2016-17 2016 2017
Jul. May Jun.(P) Jul. (P)
1 2 3 4 5 6
1.3.6 MANUFACTURE OF LEATHER AND RELATED PRODUCTS 0.535 122.6 123.8 120.1 119.9 119.5
1.3.6.1 Tanning and Dressing of leather; Dressing and Dyeing of fur 0.142 119.9 119.5 114.3 114.0 111.0
1.3.6.2 Luggage, HandbAgs, Saddlery and Harness 0.075 132.3 132.8 131.6 131.1 131.6
1.3.6.3 Footwear 0.318 121.5 123.6 119.9 119.9 120.4
1.3.7 MANUFACTURE OF WOOD AND PRODUCTS OF WOOD AND CORK 0.772 129.8 129.9 131.1 130.5 131.7
1.3.7.1 Saw milling and Planing of wood 0.124 122.9 126.6 121.2 120.9 119.9
1.3.7.2 Veneer sheets; Manufacture of plywood, Laminboard, Particle board and Other panels and Boards 0.493 127.3 127.0 130.0 129.0 131.1
1.3.7.3 Builder's carpentry and Joinery 0.036 153.8 147.7 160.5 159.9 159.9
1.3.7.4 Wooden containers 0.119 140.3 140.0 137.7 137.9 137.9
1.3.8 MANUFACTURE OF PAPER AND PAPER PRODUCTS 1.113 113.6 113.3 117.7 115.7 117.5
1.3.8.1 Pulp, Paper and Paperboard 0.493 117.7 117.3 122.1 121.6 122.0
1.3.8.2 Corrugated paper and Paperboard and Containers of paper and Paperboard 0.314 114.7 113.6 115.7 112.6 115.4
1.3.8.3 Other articles of paper and Paperboard 0.306 105.9 106.3 112.7 109.3 112.3
1.3.9 PRINTING AND REPRODUCTION OF RECORDED MEDIA 0.676 141.1 141.2 142.8 142.4 143.6
1.3.9.1 Printing 0.676 141.1 141.2 142.8 142.4 143.6
1.3.10 MANUFACTURE OF CHEMICALS AND CHEMICAL PRODUCTS 6.465 111.0 111.7 111.7 111.6 111.3
1.3.10.1 Basic chemicals 1.433 104.7 104.5 107.2 107.1 107.1
1.3.10.2 Fertilizers and Nitrogen compounds 1.485 118.7 120.3 117.2 117.3 116.6
1.3.10.3 Plastic and Synthetic rubber in primary form 1.001 113.7 116.5 112.8 111.4 111.4
1.3.10.4 Pesticides and Other agrochemical products 0.454 116.8 117.1 117.2 118.1 117.8
1.3.10.5 Paints, Varnishes and Similar coatings, Printing ink and Mastics 0.491 108.5 107.4 111.1 112.0 108.7
1.3.10.6 Soap and Detergents, Cleaning and Polishing preparations, Perfumes and Toilet preparations 0.612 113.7 113.8 115.0 115.3 116.3
1.3.10.7 Other chemical products 0.692 106.5 106.8 109.1 108.6 108.6
1.3.10.8 Man-made fibres 0.296 94.1 93.0 94.8 95.2 94.8
1.3.11 MANUFACTURE OF PHARMACEUTICALS, MEDICINAL CHEMICAL AND BOTANICAL PRODUCTS 1.993 119.7 120.2 120.3 120.2 120.0
1.3.11.1 Pharmaceuticals, Medicinal chemical and Botanical products 1.993 119.7 120.2 120.3 120.2 120.0
1.3.12 MANUFACTURE OF RUBBER AND PLASTICS PRODUCTS 2.299 107.5 106.8 108.0 108.5 107.9
1.3.12.1 Rubber Tyres and Tubes; Retreading and Rebuilding of Rubber Tyres 0.609 101.4 101.0 103.3 103.4 103.2
1.3.12.2 Other Rubber Products 0.272 90.4 91.1 91.1 91.3 91.0
1.3.12.3 Plastics products 1.418 113.3 112.3 113.2 114.0 113.1
1.3.13 MANUFACTURE OF OTHER NON-METALLIC MINERAL PRODUCTS 3.202 109.8 110.7 112.5 112.3 112.8
1.3.13.1 Glass and Glass products 0.295 116.6 118.3 117.1 116.8 116.2
1.3.13.2 Refractory products 0.223 116.2 118.2 119.8 119.9 119.8
1.3.13.3 Clay Building Materials 0.121 94.3 99.5 94.1 93.7 98.4
1.3.13.4 Other Porcelain and Ceramic Products 0.222 111.8 111.6 112.7 112.8 112.0
1.3.13.5 Cement, Lime and Plaster 1.645 110.6 111.8 114.7 114.2 114.8
1.3.13.6 Articles of Concrete, Cement and Plaster 0.292 115.3 114.3 117.2 117.8 119.0
1.3.13.7 Cutting, Shaping and Finishing of Stone 0.234 117.4 116.9 118.1 118.2 117.4
1.3.13.8 Other Non-Metallic Mineral Products 0.169 70.9 69.0 70.9 70.9 73.0
1.3.14 MANUFACTURE OF BASIC METALS 9.646 91.1 88.7 96.9 96.7 97.0
1.3.14.1 Inputs into steel making 1.411 82.9 77.3 92.7 93.5 94.2
1.3.14.2 Metallic Iron 0.653 79.4 72.6 92.8 90.0 89.8
1.3.14.3 Mild Steel - Semi Finished Steel 1.274 89.8 88.9 89.3 89.0 90.2
1.3.14.4 Mild Steel -Long Products 1.081 85.3 83.1 90.3 90.1 90.5
1.3.14.5 Mild Steel - Flat products 1.144 89.4 85.2 97.8 97.5 98.0
1.3.14.6 Alloy steel other than Stainless Steel- Shapes 0.067 85.6 81.3 95.2 94.7 92.4
1.3.14.7 Stainless Steel - Semi Finished 0.924 84.1 81.2 94.3 94.8 94.3
1.3.14.8 Pipes & tubes 0.205 107.8 106.4 110.6 109.3 109.4
1.3.14.9 Non-ferrous metals incl. precious metals 1.693 100.1 98.4 104.4 104.1 104.3
1.3.14.10 Castings 0.925 102.2 104.5 103.5 103.4 103.2
1.3.14.11 Forgings of steel 0.271 118.2 122.9 118.0 118.0 118.0
1.3.15 MANUFACTURE OF FABRICATED METAL PRODUCTS, EXCEPT MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT 3.155 105.1 104.0 108.2 108.0 107.8
1.3.15.1 Structural Metal Products 1.031 102.5 101.5 104.2 104.7 105.1
1.3.15.2 Tanks, Reservoirs and Containers of Metal 0.660 109.2 107.0 118.7 117.3 117.3
1.3.15.3 Steam generators, Except Central Heating Hot Water Boilers 0.145 108.5 110.2 107.8 107.8 107.8
1.3.15.4 Forging, Pressing, Stamping and Roll-Forming of Metal; Powder Metallurgy 0.383 94.7 95.1 91.5 91.4 90.9
1.3.15.5 Cutlery, Hand Tools and General Hardware 0.208 111.5 109.5 114.6 113.3 111.3
1.3.15.6 Other Fabricated Metal Products 0.728 108.1 106.5 111.5 111.6 110.8
1.3.16 MANUFACTURE OF COMPUTER, ELECTRONIC AND OPTICAL PRODUCTS 2.009 108.3 108.3 108.6 108.5 109.3
1.3.16.1 Electronic Components 0.402 106.7 107.2 105.3 105.3 106.1
1.3.16.2 Computers and Peripheral Equipment 0.336 127.3 127.3 127.5 127.3 127.5

No. 21: Wholesale Price Index (Concld.)
(Base: 2011-12 = 100)
Commodities Weight 2016-17 2016 2017
Jul. May Jun.(P) Jul. (P)
1 2 3 4 5 6
1.3.16.3 Communication Equipment 0.310 104.1 104.1 104.1 104.1 104.1
1.3.16.4 Consumer Electronics 0.641 100.0 99.4 100.2 100.2 101.6
1.3.16.5 Measuring, Testing, Navigating and Control equipment 0.181 103.1 101.5 106.6 106.6 109.0
1.3.16.6 Watches and Clocks 0.076 137.9 139.6 141.8 139.1 136.5
1.3.16.7 Irradiation, Electromedical and Electrotherapeutic equipment 0.055 104.3 108.9 103.5 103.5 103.5
1.3.16.8 Optical instruments and Photographic equipment 0.008 96.6 97.5 97.8 98.2 103.4
1.3.17 MANUFACTURE OF ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT 2.930 108.2 108.8 108.5 108.3 108.4
1.3.17.1 Electric motors, Generators, Transformers and Electricity distribution and Control apparatus 1.298 105.0 106.0 104.6 104.4 105.4
1.3.17.2 Batteries and Accumulators 0.236 120.4 118.8 122.1 121.8 120.8
1.3.17.3 Fibre optic cables for data transmission or live transmission of images 0.133 118.8 122.5 117.5 117.5 113.2
1.3.17.4 Other electronic and Electric wires and Cables 0.428 99.7 98.5 102.2 102.0 102.4
1.3.17.5 Wiring devices, Electric lighting & display equipment 0.263 108.5 112.1 106.8 105.6 104.5
1.3.17.6 Domestic appliances 0.366 119.4 119.2 120.4 120.9 120.6
1.3.17.7 Other electrical equipment 0.206 104.4 105.0 105.8 105.8 106.1
1.3.18 MANUFACTURE OF MACHINERY AND EQUIPMENT 4.789 107.9 107.8 108.1 107.8 108.1
1.3.18.1 Engines and Turbines, Except aircraft, Vehicle and Two wheeler engines 0.638 104.1 105.3 102.8 102.0 102.8
1.3.18.2 Fluid power equipment 0.162 114.3 114.2 114.4 114.4 115.8
1.3.18.3 Other pumps, Compressors, Taps and Valves 0.552 106.6 106.0 107.9 108.0 108.0
1.3.18.4 Bearings, Gears, Gearing and Driving elements 0.340 104.5 103.7 104.4 103.5 103.6
1.3.18.5 Ovens, Furnaces and Furnace burners 0.008 77.8 83.5 74.9 74.9 79.2
1.3.18.6 Lifting and Handling equipment 0.285 103.2 103.0 103.2 103.5 103.6
1.3.18.7 Office machinery and Equipment 0.006 130.2 130.2 130.2 130.2 130.2
1.3.18.8 Other general-purpose machinery 0.437 124.9 124.4 125.1 125.1 125.1
1.3.18.9 Agricultural and Forestry machinery 0.833 112.3 112.3 112.4 112.1 111.9
1.3.18.10 Metal-forming machinery and Machine tools 0.224 100.1 98.2 99.9 101.2 101.5
1.3.18.11 Machinery for mining, Quarrying and Construction 0.371 79.6 80.3 76.2 75.4 76.3
1.3.18.12 Machinery for food, Beverage and Tobacco processing 0.228 116.9 112.4 124.1 120.4 119.3
1.3.18.13 Machinery for textile, Apparel and Leather production 0.192 116.2 120.3 117.1 117.6 116.9
1.3.18.14 Other special-purpose machinery 0.468 115.8 115.4 117.0 117.5 119.7
1.3.18.15 Renewable electricity generating equipment 0.046 73.7 75.1 70.9 69.8 69.8
1.3.19 MANUFACTURE OF MOTOR VEHICLES, TRAILERS AND SEMI-TRAILERS 4.969 110.4 110.6 111.4 111.6 111.1
1.3.19.1 Motor vehicles 2.600 113.4 113.4 114.2 114.9 114.3
1.3.19.2 Parts and Accessories for motor vehicles 2.368 107.2 107.6 108.3 108.0 107.5
1.3.20 MANUFACTURE OF OTHER TRANSPORT EQUIPMENT 1.648 107.7 105.5 109.0 109.7 111.0
1.3.20.1 Building of ships and Floating structures 0.117 158.7 158.7 158.8 158.7 158.8
1.3.20.2 Railway locomotives and Rolling stock 0.110 100.6 96.9 102.3 102.0 102.8
1.3.20.3 Motor cycles 1.302 102.8 100.3 104.0 104.9 106.7
1.3.20.4 Bicycles and Invalid carriages 0.117 118.0 117.3 120.5 120.5 118.4
1.3.20.5 Other transport equipment 0.002 116.5 117.6 119.9 118.7 120.3
1.3.21 MANUFACTURE OF FURNITURE 0.727 114.1 112.9 116.4 116.2 117.8
1.3.21.1 Furniture 0.727 114.1 112.9 116.4 116.2 117.8
1.3.22 OTHER MANUFACTURING 1.064 119.7 127.9 112.9 110.3 115.9
1.3.22.1 Jewellery and Related articles 0.996 118.4 127.0 111.3 108.1 114.1
1.3.22.2 Musical instruments 0.001 158.0 150.8 147.7 147.7 147.2
1.3.22.3 Sports goods 0.012 124.7 124.2 127.1 127.1 127.1
1.3.22.4 Games and Toys 0.005 125.2 125.3 127.7 127.7 127.9
1.3.22.5 Medical and Dental instruments and Supplies 0.049 143.3 147.3 139.1 148.0 148.0
2 FOOD INDEX 24.378 134.7 137.0 133.8 134.4 139.9
Source: Office of the Economic Adviser, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India.

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