Consumer Price Index (CPI) in May 2018 in Long An province increased 0.34% over the previous month, up 3.09% over the same period last year.
Main reasons for increasing CPI: Petrol, oil price increased 3.05%, oil increased 4.96%, gas price increased 2.31% according to the world market; pork prices rose by 1.14% after the devaluation, fresh vegetables by 3.2%, etc. Also, there are some reasons to curb CPI: the price of some foods such as beef reduced 0.53%, eggs decreased 2.68%, some fruits fell due to the harvest season.
Reported by Dinh Huy
Translated by Lan Vy