NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's wholesale prices rose 5.25 percent year-on-year in January compared with a 1.07 percent fall a year ago, government data showed on Tuesday.
The data compared with a 3.89 percent annual rise forecast by economists in a Reuters poll. In December, prices rose a provisional 3.39 percent.
Last month, wholesale food prices fell 0.56 percent year-on-year, compared with a provisional 0.70 percent fall in December.
(Reporting by Manoj Kumar; Editing by Amrutha Gayathri)