HCM City’s November CPI picks up 0.17%

The consumer price index (CPI) in Ho Chi Minh City in November gained 0.17% on a monthly basis and 4.32% year-on-year, the municipal Statistics Office announced on November 29.

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Prices of seven out of 11 commodity groups experienced slight increase, with the highest rise of 0.8% seen in transport, attributable to the impact of gasoline price adjustment in the month.

Other goods with higher prices included food and catering services (0.27%), beverage and tobacco (0.15%), home appliances (0.15%), garment, hat and footwear (0.03%), housing, electricity, fuel and construction materials (0.02%) and culture, entertainment and tourism (0.01%).

Meanwhile, prices of medicine and healthcare services, education, telecommunications and other goods and services remained stable in the month.

In contrast, the price of gold dropped 0.08% and that of US dollar declined 0.04% from the previous month.

VNA

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