Dec. 13, 2012 (China Knowledge) - Southwest China's Yunnan Province saw its consumer price index (CPI) increase 1.8% YoY in November this year, according to the latest statistics released by the Yunnan Statistics Bureau.
Last month the province’s food prices went up 4.1% YoY, driven by a 16.2% increase in fresh vegetable prices a 1.9% increase in egg price and a 1.8% increase in grain price. Meanwhile, the price of prices of meat, poultry and processed products saw a decline of 4.4% YoY.
The prices of tobacco products, alcohol and related products climbed 0.9% YoY, while the prices of household appliances and maintenance services grew 1.0% from a year earlier.
The price of personal and health care products increased 1.1% YoY in November, while the price of clothing decreased 2.8% YoY.
In November, the prices of transportation and communications grew 0.5% from a year earlier, and there is an increase of 1.9% in housing costs.
In the first eleven months, the province's CPI grew 2.7% YoY.