Illustration Photo by Bui Tung
Compared to the previous month, among 11 groups of goods and services, 8 groups had an increase in the price index namely: Food and catering services increased 4.46%; Traffic increased by 0.67%; Garment, hat, footwear increased by 0.22%; Housing, electricity, water, fuel and construction materials increased by 0.17%; Beverage and tobacco increased by 0.15%; Other goods and services increased by 0.09%; Household equipment and appliances increased by 0.03%; Education increased by 0.01%.
The groups with the constant price index are the group of medicines and health services, the group of culture, entertainment, tourism and the group of post and telecommunications.
CPI in December 2019 increased by 4.19% over the same period last year; The average value in 2019 increased by 2.79% compared to the same period in 2018./.
Reported by Dinh Huy
Translated by Lan Vy