Vietnam: Inflation climbs further in November
November 29, 2016
In November, consumer prices in Vietnam increased 0.48% from the previous month, which was below October’s 0.83% increase. According to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam, October’s reading reflected higher or equal prices in all but one of the categories.
Inflation came in at 4.5% in November, which was higher than October’s 4.1% reading. Meanwhile, annual average inflation was 2.3% in November (October: 2.0%).
Core consumer prices, which exclude food items, energy products and commodities, increased 0.10% in November, which was marginally above October’s result. Core inflation was 1.9% in November, which mirrored October’s number.