HCM City’s CPI rises 0.22 percent in June hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)
Ho Chi Minh City (VNA) - The June consumer price index of Ho Chi Minh City recorded a month-on-month rise of 0.22 percent, according to the city’s Statistics Office.

Among the groups of products and services in the CPI basket, a 0.38 percent increase was seen in restaurant and catering services.
The food and foodstuff group registered a rise of 0.37 percent, with food up 0.46 percent due to the high demand for people to buy and reserve food amid the pandemic.


A hike of 0.76 percent was registered in the transport category, mostly due to the upward adjustment of petrol and fuel prices. 

Meanwhile, the culture, entertainment and tourism category showed a decrease of 0.01 percent, the group of drugs and medical services remained unchanged.
Thereby, the average CPI in the first 6 months of 2021 in the city rose by 2.12 percent  compared to the average of the same period in 2020.


According to the City Statistics Department, the gold price index in June increased by 1.77 percent and the USD price index went down by 0.16 percent compared to the previous month./.