CPI in November up nearly 1%
19:21 | 29/11/2019

VGP – The avarage Consumer Price Index (CPI) over the recent 11 months of 2019 witnessed a year-on-year increase of 2.57%, the lowest growth over the recent three years, according to the General Statistics Office.

In November, the CPI increased 0.96% compared to the previous month, the highest growth over the recent nine years.

Nine among 11 groups saw increases in prices including restaurants and food service up 2.74%, beverage and tobacco up 0.2%, housing and buidling material up 0.13%, garments, hats and footwear up 0.12%, household equipments up 0.1%, medicine and health service up 0.04% and education up 0.04%.

Transport and telecommunications reported respective deceases in prices of 0.73% and 0.09%.

The CPI in November picked up 3.78% and 3.52% compared to December 2018 and the same period last year, respectively.

The gold index and US$ decreased 0.63% and 0.13% against the previous month, respectively.

By Thuy Dung

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