Macao's CPI up 2.57% in February

08:15, March 23, 2010      

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Macao's composite CPI (consumer price index) for February 2010 increased notably by 2.57 percent year-on-year to 103.27, according to figures released on Monday by the city's Statistics and Census Service (DSEC).

Price indices of Recreation and culture, Transport, Clothing and footwear, Miscellaneous goods and services, and Food and non- alcoholic beverages rose by 8.64 percent, 7.87 percent, 7.84 percent, 7.33 percent and 4.82 percent year-on-year respectively in the period, the DSEC said.

Compared with January, the Composite CPI for February increased by 1.11 percent, the figure also showed. For the 12 months ended February 2010, the average composite CPI rose by 0.78 percent over the preceding period, according to the DSEC.

Source: Xinhua
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