Average CPI of the first 6 months of this year is the lowest in the last 3 years.
At a press conference on the socio-economic situation in the morning of June 28, General Director of General Statistics Office Nguyen Bich Lam assessed that the consumer price index (CPI) in June decreased by 0.09% thanks to ensuring the control target. control inflation, actively control the price of goods, public services and abundant supplies …
Generally for the second quarter, CPI increased by 0.74% compared to the previous quarter and by 2.65% over the same period in 2018.
Average CPI in the first 6 months increased by 2.64% compared to the same period in 2018. This is the lowest 6-month average increase in the past 3 years.
The average core inflation in the first 6 months increased by 1.87% compared to the same period in 2018.
According to Mr. Lam, the domestic gold price fluctuated according to the world gold price. Political tensions in the Middle East and the expectation that the US Federal Reserve will cut interest rates will make the world gold price rise the highest in the last 6 years. Average world gold price as of June 24 increased by 5.1% compared to May.
Domestically, the gold price index in June increased by 1.98% over the previous month; up 4.29% compared to December 2018 and up 1.74% over the same period last year.
USD price index in June increased by 0.3% over the previous month; This is an increase of 0.29% compared to December 2018 and an increase of 2.52% compared to the same period in 2018.
* Source: Partner