Inflation for clothing and Footwear items rises by 6.6%

October 03, 2018 (MLN): CPI for Clothing and Footwear items during the month of September 2018, have driven up by 6.6% on year-on-year basis and 0.27% on month-on-month basis, as recorded by PBS in a recent official data released.

With a CPI weightage of 7.57%, the impact of Clothing and Footwear group on overall CPI has increased by 0.55%, YoY.

On the basis of highest weightage of clothing and footwear items in a  CPI basket,  CPI for Cotton Cloth have increased by 6.98%, while those of footwear have recorded a growth of 7.54%, YoY.

Within the lot, CPI for Dopatta and tailoring have recorded the highest increase of 8.06% and 7.94%, YoY respectively.

During the year, CPI shows an increasing trend, taking a leap of highest magnitude in April 2018 and then increased progressively over the period.

 

Weight

% Change in Sept 2018 over

 

 

Aug-18

Sep-17

Clothing and Footwear

7.5708

0.27

6.61

Cotton Cloth

1.7286

0.46

6.98

Woolen Cloth

0.8759

0.35

3.99

Readymade Garments

0.9739

0.02

6.69

Woolen Readymade Garments

0.3964

0.35

3.19

Hosiery

0.5094

0.46

6.36

Dopatta

0.4412

0.3

8.06

Cleaning and Laundry

0.211

0.25

7.21

Tailoring

0.884

0.24

7.94

Footwear

1.5504

0.07

7.54

 

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Posted on: 2018-10-03T16:44:00+05:00

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