The index for 'Wood & Wood Products' rose by 0.5 per cent to 151.8 from 151.1 for the previous month due to higher prices of insulation board and sawn timber posts / squares (2% each) and veneered particle board (1%). However, the prices of wooden chair (3%) declined.
The index for 'Paper & Paper Products' rose by 1.3 per cent to 129.8 from 128.1 for the previous month due to higher prices of paper rolls (12 %), card board (5%), kraft paper & bags (4%), paper cartons/boxes (3%), printing and writing paper (2%) and newsprint, newspaper, maplitho paper, bristle paper board , laminated paper and paper for printing / poster (1% each). However, the prices of corrugated sheet boxes (2%) declined.
The index for 'Leather & Leather Products' rose by 1.5 per cent to 125.4 from 123.6 (Provisional) for the previous month due to higher prices of leather shoe upper (4%), foot wear/ safety boot (3%), leather handbags / wallets (2%), and crome tanned leather and leather chappals/ sandals (1% each). However, the prices of leather shoe lining (1%) declined.
The index for 'Rubber & Plastic Products' rose by 1.5 per cent to 133.1 from 131.1 for the previous month due to higher prices of rubber transmission belt (14%), rubber seat assembly and rubber brakes (10% each), reclaimed rubber (9%), scooter / motor cycle tyre ( 8 %), plastic components / accessories and rigid PVC (7% each), plastic bottles (5%), rubber moulded goods (4%), HDPE woven fabric, seamless tubes & pipes, foot ball and plastic/pvc plastic film & sheets and cycle /cycle rickshaw tyre (2% each) and plastic rolls, plastic/PVC pipe, bus / truck tyre and plastic cabinet (1% each). However, the prices of polyester film (4%), synthetic rubber compound (3%) and rubber components & parts (1%) declined.