HN: CPI jumps slightly in Oct.
14:27 | 26/10/2018

VGP – The consumer price index (CPI) in October saw a month-on-month rise of 0.24% and a year-on-year growth of 4.09%, according to the Ha Noi Statistics Office. 

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Prices of petrol were on the rise; followed by garments, hats, and footwear up 0.48% against the previous month; culture, entertainment, and tourism (up 0.44%). 

Restaurants, catering service, post and telecoms experienced a month-on-month decline of 0.08%. 

The group of housing, power, water, fuel, and building materials witnessed a month-on-month rise of 0.31%. 

Although petrol prices were cut two times on October 6 and 22, petrol costs still grew 3.49% against the previous month. 

Gold and USD prices picked up 0.4% against September./. 

By Kim Anh 

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