Hanoi CPI picks up in April
  • | VOV | April 22, 2014 12:06 PM
April’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) in Hanoi rose 0.12% from the previous month and 6.27% compared to the same period last year, according to the Municipal Statistics Office.

The capital city experienced a slight improvement in its price index after a 0.15% fall in March, signaling the purchasing power has already bounced back.

Garments, hats and footwear saw the highest price growth, at 0,44%, followed by food and restaurant services, at 0.32%.

However, housing, electricity, water, fuel and construction materials prices decreased for the third consecutive month.

Domestic gold prices fell 0.87% over the previous month, while the VND/USD rate dropped 0.01% from the previous month.

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