Vietnam’s Feb. inflation hikes 1.52%, highest in eight years
The CPI in February increased by 1.58 percent in comparison with December 2020 while the average CPI of the recent two months witnessed a year-on-year decrease of 0.14 percent.
Ten categories of commodities experiencing price increases included housing and building materials (up 4%), restaurants and food services (up 1.61%), transport (up 1.55%), beverage and tobacco (up 0.9%), household equipment (up 0.2%), culture, entertainment and tourism (up 0.13%), post and telecommunications (up 0.03%), medicines and health service (up 0.01%) and other services and commodities (up 0.74%).
Meanwhile, the price of education remained unchanged.
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