CPI inflation shoots up to 7.6% in January 2020

Fuel group records inflation of 3.7%

by Natasha Nadkar

Retail price inflation, measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI), shot up to 7.6 per cent in January 2020 from 7.4 per cent in December 2019. This is the highest inflation at the retail level witnessed since May 2014. Inflation in rural India increased from 7.3 per cent to 7.7 per cent, while inflation in urban India eased from 7.5 per cent to 7.4 per cent. At the all-India level, fuel inflation surged to 3.7 per cent in January from 0.7 per cent in December. Inflation in miscellaneous items inched up to 4.8 per cent from 4.1 per cent. Clothing & footwear also witnessed a rise in inflation to 1.9 per cent from 1.5 per cent. Food group, on the other hand, witnessed a fall in inflation to 13.6 per cent from 14.2 per cent in December 2019.

Consumer Price Index (Y-o-Y % Change)
  Month       CPI         Food         Fuel     Clothing     Misc.    
Sep 19 4.0 5.1 -2.2 1.0 4.5
Oct 19 4.6 7.9 -2.0 1.7 3.5
Nov 19 5.5 10.0 -1.9 1.3 3.7
Dec 19 7.4 14.2 0.7 1.5 4.1
Jan 20 7.6 13.6 3.7 1.9 4.8

References
1. https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1602967
CMIE STATISTICS
Unemployment Rate
Per cent
11.9 +0.3
Consumer Sentiments Index
Base September-December 2015
81.3 -1.8
Consumer Expectations Index
Base September-December 2015
82.3 -1.7
Current Economic Conditions Index
Base September-December 2015
83.7 -1.6
Quarterly CapEx Aggregates
(Rs.trillion) Jun 19 Sep 19 Dec 19 Mar 20
New projects 1.10 2.06 4.97 2.94
Completed projects 0.88 0.83 1.64 0.77
Stalled projects 0.13 0.41 0.60 0.49
Revived projects 0.29 0.52 0.83 0.41
Implementation stalled projects 0.98 0.85 0.15 1.24
Updated on: 10 Apr 2020 9:28AM
Quarterly Financials of Listed Companies
(% change) Mar 19 Jun 19 Sep 19 Dec 19
All listed Companies
 Income 8.5 4.7 -2.2 -1.7
 Expenses 5.4 2.7 -3.1 -2.2
 Net profit 213.1 17.4 -2.3 -10.3
 PAT margin (%) 3.6 6.2 5.3 5.2
 Count of Cos. 4,437 4,452 4,411 4,356
Non-financial Companies
 Income 8.0 2.4 -6.4 -5.4
 Expenses 7.7 1.7 -6.7 -6.3
 Net profit 1.6 -8.5 -14.9 -13.1
 PAT margin (%) 6.2 6.3 5.8 5.8
 Net fixed assets 5.6 10.4
 Current assets 13.2 4.6
 Current liabilities 7.3 4.8
 Borrowings 12.3 8.4
 Reserves & surplus 7.2 5.9
 Count of Cos. 3,322 3,339 3,314 3,267
Numbers are net of P&E
Updated on: 10 Apr 2020 9:28AM
Annual Financials of All Companies
(% change) FY17 FY18 FY19
All Companies
 Income 6.1 8.1 14.9
 Expenses 6.1 9.5 15.3
 Net profit 26.4 -40.2 20.5
 PAT margin (%) 3.3 2.1 3.2
 Assets 8.6 10.9 9.7
 Net worth 9.6 7.6 8.7
 RONW (%) 5.8 3.5 5.3
 Count of Cos. 27,650 25,093 15,291
Non-financial Companies
 Income 5.8 8.2 15.7
 Expenses 6.0 8.4 16.1
 Net profit 23.2 -9.1 19.5
 PAT margin (%) 2.9 2.8 4.1
 Net fixed assets 9.2 6.9 5.1
 Net worth 8.9 6.1 7.7
 RONW (%) 6.2 5.7 8.2
 Debt / Equity (times) 1.1 1.0 0.8
 Interest cover (times) 2.0 2.2 2.8
 Net working capital cycle (days) 84 76 55
 Count of Cos. 22,609 20,449 11,909
Numbers are net of P&E
Updated on: 05 Apr 2020 5:13PM