Macau: Inflation rate totals 5.16 percent in October

22 November 2007

Macau, China, 22 Nov – The inflation rate in Macau in October totaled 5.16 percent, the region’s Statistics and Census Bureau said Thursday in Macau.

In October, prices rose 0.58 percent against September, due to significant rises in the housing and fuel, clothing and footwear and transport segments, according to the same source.

According to the Statistics and Census Bureau, the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for October rose by 6.18 percent and from January to October 2007, the CPI rose 5.29 percent year on year. (macauhub)