Hanoi’s November CPI rises 0.47 percent hinh anh 1Customers shop at Co.opmart Saigon (Photo: VNA)
Hanoi (VNA) - Hanoi’s consumer price index (CPI) in November rose by 0.47 percent over October, according to the municipal statistics office.

The index was up 5.45 percent compared to the same period last year.

Price increases were seen in eight goods and services groups with the highest hike reported in transportation at 1.48 percent.

Other groups recorded price increase were housing, electricity and water (0.53 percent); food and catering (0.46 percent); and other goods and services (0.36 percent).

Prices increased slightly between 0.04 percent and 0.28 percent for medicines and health care services; cultural, recreational and tourism products; apparel, headwear and footwear; household devises and equipment.

Prices of telecommunication, education services, beverages and tobacco remained stable in the reviewed period.

The price of US dollar rose 0.17 percent, while the gold price dropped 2.14 percent against the previous month.-VNA