Macau: composite CPI drops 0.51% last month
(MENAFN) The Special Administrative Region (SAR) Statistics Department said on Friday (June 18) that Macau’s Composite Consumer Price Index (CPI) for May 2021 fell 0.51% year-on-year to 102 , 51.
The latest statement from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) showed the drop was due to falling pork prices in addition to lower fees for package travel and telecommunication services.
However, the drop was partly offset by higher airfares, higher prices for liquefied petroleum gas and fruit, higher electricity and catering costs, as well as higher salaries for helpers. local.
Examined by section of goods and services, the price indexes for leisure and culture and communication fell by 10.06% and 7.63% year on year as a result, while the indices for transport and furnishings and services increased by 2.32% and 2.19%.
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