The consumer price index in November 2020 in Long An increased by 0.3 percent. Photo: T.H
Compared to the previous month, 7 out of 11 groups with an increase in CPI were housing, electricity, water, fuel and construction materials, up 0.92 percent; restaurant and food service rose 0.4 percent; garment, hat and footwear increased 0.19 percent; culture, entertainment and tourism rose 0.11 percent; goods and other services rose 0.11 percent; education increased 0.03 percent; household appliances and housewares rose 0.01 percent. The three groups with a decrease in CPI were transportation, down 0.72 percent; medicine and medical service decreased by 0.05 percent; beverage and tobacco down 0.03 percent. Post and telecommunications have a constant price index.
Food prices such as fresh meat and fresh vegetables increased; gas prices increase (according to world markets); The increase in electricity prices for domestic use due to increased consumption demand in the month were the main reasons affecting the CPI increase. In the opposite direction, the drop in domestic gasoline prices (according to world fuel prices) was a factor holding back the rise of CPI in November 2020.
If compared with the same period last year, CPI in November 2020 increased by 4.41 percent, average CPI in the first 11 months increased by 4.7 percent (compared to the same period last year).
Reported by Dinh Huy
Translated by NT