HANOI: Vietnam’s consumer price index (CPI) is expected to see a hike of 0.33 percent in April against the previous month, the highest increase of April CPI in the past five years, according to Vietnam’s General Statistics Office (GSO) on Monday.
Accordingly, the country’s April CPI is forecast to go up 1.89 percent year-on-year. Since December 2015, the CPI is estimated to increase 1.33 percent, reports Xinhua.
Of 11 items in the CPI calculation basket in April, eight groups are forecast to have prices climbed compared to March. The price of transportation experiences the highest increase of 1.73 percent in April against March.