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The Danger Vol XI No 28 ARE the bad old days here again? The index of wholesale prices has been Rising continuously since the week ended March 20. In I the three months from March 20 to June 19, the index has shown a rise of 5 per cent. Over this period the index for food articles has risen by 6.5 per cent; that for industrial raw materials by 18.3 per cent, mainly because of a rise of 34,2 per cent in the index for raw cotton and of 26.2 per cent in that for groundnut; manufactures have shown a smaller rise of 1.2 per cent, though it must be remembered that in the case of manufactures no steep decline in prices had preceded the current rise; in I act, the index for manufactures for June 19 was 2 per cent higher than a year ago.

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