The Sensitive Price Indicator (SPI) recorded a weekly inflation increase of 0.70 per cent, reaching 28.55 per cent on a year-on-year basis for the week ending June 6.

This represents the lowest rate since October 20, 2022, when SPI inflation stood at 27.1 per cent. Furthermore, short-term inflation surged to an all-time high of 48.35 per cent for the period ending on May 4.

During the week, a total of 51 items were monitored, and their price movements were analysed. Out of these items, 24 (47.06 per cent) experienced price increases, 10 (19.61 per cent) witnessed price decreases, and 17 (33.33 per cent) remained stable.

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This table showcases the items that recorded either an increase or decrease in their average prices during the specified week:

ItemIncrease/Decrease
TomatoesIncrease (42.25%)
OnionsIncrease (8.70%)
PotatoesIncrease (4.79%)
Wheat flour bag 20 kgIncrease (4.05%)
GurIncrease (4.01%)
SugarIncrease (3.48%)
ShirtingIncrease (3.02%)
Hi-speed dieselIncrease (2.95%)
GarlicIncrease (1.90%)
Matchbox eachIncrease (1.66%)
CurdIncrease (1.43%)
Pulse mashIncrease (1.29%)
Fresh milkIncrease (1.20%)
Rice irri-6/9Increase (0.74%)
Rice basmati brokenIncrease (0.67%)
Mustard oilIncrease (0.59%)
Prepared teaIncrease (0.56%)
Long cloth 57″ Gul Ahmed/Al KaramIncrease (0.51%)
MuttonIncrease (0.40%)
Beef with boneIncrease (0.39%)
Toilet soapIncrease (0.24%)
Powdered milk Nido 390 gm polybag eachIncrease (0.13%)
GeorgetteIncrease (0.08%)
Cooked daalIncrease (0.04%)
BananasDecrease (7.51%)
ChickenDecrease (2.80%)
EggsDecrease (1.17%)
LPGDecrease (0.96%)
Vegetable ghee Dalda/Habib 2.5 kg tin eachDecrease (0.74%)
Cooking oil Dalda or other similar brands, 5LDecrease (0.72%)
Vegetable ghee Dalda/Habib or other superior quality, 1 kg pouch eachDecrease (0.81%)
Pulse masoorDecrease (0.47%)
Pulse moongDecrease (0.31%)
Pulse gramDecrease (0.24%)