HCM City ’s June Consumer Price Index fell by 0.43 percent against
the previous month but increased by 6.01 percent year-on-year, the
Statistics Department reported.
It was the first reduction in 21 months, the department said.
Cultural and entertainment services, housing, electricity, water,
fuel, garment, hat and other goods and services reduced in prices
between 0.07 percent and 2.62 percent.
other commodity groups had a slight increase, including the highest
increase of 1.18 percent for catering services.
comparison with June last year, prices jumped 7.94 percent for catering
services, 8.41 percent for education services, 7.8 percent for housing
appliances and 8.67 percent for other goods and services.-VNA