April CPI remains unchanged

by VTV403 May 2017 Last updated at 08:01 AM

VTV.vn - April's consumer price index remained unchanged from the previous month, but was up 4.3 percent against the same period last year.

The General Statistics Office announced the average monthly index for the Jan-April period rose 4.8 percent compared to the same period last year. 

Price increases were seen in seven out of the 11 goods and service groups in the price basket, with the biggest hike reported in medicine and health care services at 8.05 percent, followed by culture, entertainment and tourism and household appliances with the same increase of 0.1 percent, and goods and other services at 0.08 percent.

Four groups experiencing a price decline were transportation, food and catering services housing and construction materials and telecommunications.

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