Heilongjiang in April consumer prices rose 8.9 percent year-on-year growth to fall


In April, Heilongjiang Province, the price of consumer goods rose 8.9 percent year-on-year, year-on-year increase down for the first time this year. In the consumer category 8, with the exception of clothing prices have dropped slightly, food, alcoholic drinks and tobacco category and supplies, household appliances and maintenance services, health care and personal products category, transport and communication, education, entertainment Cultural goods and services, are still living in the Consumer Price rise.

Food prices rose 21.7 percent, pulling the consumer price index rose 7.26 percent. Compared with the same month last year, up 38.3 percent dry beans, soy products up 59.3 percent, edible oil rose 65.9 percent, vegetable oil products rose 61.2 percent, 71.0 percent higher pork, beef up 51.0 percent, up 36.4 percent and mutton, chicken prices 14.0 percent, 27.8 percent up duck, meat products rose 42.6 percent, and poultry products rose 33.1 percent.

And alcoholic drinks and tobacco products prices rose 4.1 percent. By the impact of rising raw
material prices, liquor, beer prices rise. White wine rose 5.0 percent year-on-year, up 20.3 percent year-on-year beer.

Household appliances and maintenance prices rose 3.5 percent. The family services rose 24.0 percent year-on-year, up 2.7 percent year-on-year washing machines, refrigerators rose 2.3 percent year-on-year, exclusive smoke hood was up 3.2 percent year-on-year, air conditioners rose 1.9 percent year-on-year.

Health care and personal goods prices rose 5.8 percent. Among them, Chinese herbal medicines rose 21.1 percent year-on-year, up 6.0 percent year-on-year patent medicines, surgical operations rose 16.6 percent year-on-year, up 28.1 percent year-on-year jewelry. Due to the continuing rise in the price of gold jewelry consumption led to heat, pulling the personal effects of the increase in the level of prices.

In addition, transport and communication prices rose 0.2 percent, housing prices rose 4.6 percent, entertainment, education, cultural goods and services prices rose 0.8 percent, clothing prices fell 0.9 percent.
2008-05-15