Year-on-year, petrol prices fell 13.33 percent, following a 9.70 percent drop in the previous month and cost of diesel decreased by 16.75 percent, following a 11.86 percent fall in June.
Food prices declined 1.16 percent, following a 2.88 percent rise in June. Among food prices, potato recorded the highest drop (-49.27 percent), followed by minerals (-26.32 percent), vegetables (-24.52 percent), fibres (-10.53 percent), fruits (-4.48 percent), rice (-2.86 percent), cereals (-1.57 percent), food articles (-1.16 percent), oil seeds (-0.89 percent) and onion (-0.49 percent). In contrast, pulses recorded the highest increase (+35.75 percent), followed by milk (+5.30 percent); egg, meat & fish (+2.52 percent) and wheat (+1.96 percent).
In July, cost of manufactured products declined by 1.47 percent, as compared to a 0.77 percent fall in the previous month.
On a monthly basis, wholesale prices declined 0.6 percent, following a 0.5 percent rise in June.