Inflation rate up 0.18% in January
11:23 | 31/01/2018

VGP – Viet Nam’s inflation rate in January rose 0.18% in comparison with the previous month and up 1.18% against the same period last year, according to the General Statistics Office. 

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The Consumer Price Index (CPI) in January increased 0.51% against the previous month and 2.65% compared to the same period last year.

10 out of 11 commodities saw increases in prices including pharmacy and health service up 1.83%, transport up 1.17%, housing and building material up 0.55%, restaurants and food services up 0.44%, beverage and tobacco up 0.35%, goods and other services up 0.4%, garments, hats and footwear up 0.34%, equipments and household commodities up 0.16%, culture, entertainment and tourism up 0.07% and education up 0.03%. 

Telecommunications witnessed a decline of 0.09% in price.  

By Thuy Dung

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