There are 7 out of 11 groups with increase CPI, traffic increased by 4.55 percent; beverage and cigarette rose by 1.56 percent; housing, electricity, water, fuel and construction materials increased by 0.08 percent; household appliances and appliances increased by 0.07 percent; culture, entertainment, tourism increased by 0.05 percent; post and telecommunications increased by 0.04 percent; medicine and medical service increased by 0.01 percent.
Food and catering services decreased by 0.23 percent. Photo: Pham Ngan
There are 4 groups with CPI decreased: food and food service down 0.23 percent; other goods and services decreased by 0.13 percent; garment, hat, footwear decreased by 0.07%; education decreased by 0.04 percent.
The price of gasoline and gas increased according to the increasing trend of world gasoline price, which made the consumer price index in July 2020 increase by 0.37 percent over the previous month, increasing by 1.54 percent compared to December 2019, an increase of 4.55 percent over the same period last year.
On average, in the first 7 months of 2020, CPI increased by 4.7 percent over the same period in 2019, of which, CPI in urban areas increased by 4.77 percent, rural areas by 4.67 percent.
Reported by Dinh Huy
Translated by NT