Wholesale Price Index (WPI)

Wholesale Price Index (WPI) is based on the price prevailing in the wholesale markets or the price at which bulk  transactions are made.
It includes three components:
  • Manufactured products = 64.2%
  • Primary articles = 22.6%
  • Fuel and power = 13.1% now
Base year has been changed from 2004-05 to 2011-12.
The Wholesale Price Index is released by the Office of Economic Advisor (OEA), Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry.