HN’s CPI down 0.23% in December

17:59 | 22/12/2014

VGP – Ha Noi’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) fell 0.23% in December, posting a year-on-year increase of 1.55%, the lowest surge in recent years, according to the Municipal Statistics Office.

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In December, eight out of 11 groups of products and services in the CPI basket saw rising prices. 

Telecom saw the sharpest price rise  (up 0.68%); followed by garments and textile, footwear, (up 0.54%); other services (0.51%); entertainment and tourism (0.42%); household utensils (0.26%) and beverage and cigarettes (up 0.12%).

Gold price rebounded by 0.13%. USD price went up 0.43% against the previous month./.

By Kim Anh