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The Danger

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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