HN: July CPI up 0.18%

17:29 | 21/07/2014

VGP – Ha Noi’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) in July increased 0.18% against the previous month and up 6.39% compared to the same period last year, according to the city’s General Statistics Office.

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Ten out of the 11 commodities saw increased prices. Meanwhile, the price of postal services and telecommunications remained unchanged.

The prices of food and foodstuff only rose 0.01%. The prices of housing and construction materials, electricity, water and fuel saw an increase of 0.53% this month.

Due to the hike in oil and gas prices, the price of traffic services inched up by 0.51%.

By Thuy Dung