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Vietnam CPI to Climb

Vietnam CPI to ClimbVietnam CPI to Climb

Vietnam’s consumer price index is expected to climb 0.48% in November against the previous month, the General Statistics Office said on Monday, Xinhua reported. The November CPI is estimated to go up 4.52% compared to the same period of 2015 and up 4.5% compared to December last year. These figures have driven average 11-month CPI of Vietnam to rise 2.47% year-on-year, said the GSO. Of 11 items in the CPI calculation basket, as many as nine groups have prices increase, ranging from 0.24% (in garment, hat and footwear) to transportation (1.63%). Price of education remains unchanged while that of post and telecommunication goes down 0.02% against October.

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