Table 5.3
                   Financial Year Increase in Wholesale Price Index
	                           (since end March)
                                                                             (Per cent)
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	                          Weight       1995-96               1996-97	
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		                                        Qrt 1	Qrt 2	Qrt 3 Apr-11Jan
 Commodity group		              Apr-Jan	Apr-Jun	Jul-Sep	Oct-Dec	
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ALL COMMODITIES 	         100.000	4.2	2.3	3.6	0.8	 6.8

Primary articles	          32.295	3.6	4.4	3.0	1.3	 9.7
Fuel, power, light and lubricants 10.663       -0.1	0.1    11.8	0.9	13.2	 
Manufactured products	          57.042	5.3	1.6	2.2	0.1	 3.9	
Administered items 	          15.929       -0.1	0.0	9.9	0.7	11.1	
Seasonal items	                  34.403	3.2	5.1	3.6	0.4	 9.8
Raw materials	                  14.909	1.6	2.2	4.4    -2.7	 4.9
Essential commodities          	  21.770	4.1	6.7	4.1	1.7	12.4
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