China News Service, Beijing, June 10 (Reporter Du Yan) In May of this year, the overall level of consumer prices in Beijing rose by 1.2% year-on-year, an increase of 0.1% from the previous month.
Among them, pork prices dropped significantly, down 26.3% year-on-year.
Today, the statistics released by the Beijing Statistics Department show that from January to May this year, the overall level of consumer prices in Beijing increased by 0.4% over the same period of the previous year.
In May, driven by the extended impact of last year's price changes, the CPI rose slightly. The overall level of consumer prices in Beijing rose by 1.2% year-on-year, and the eight categories "two up, four down, and two were flat."
Data show that in May, food prices changed from a 1.4% year-on-year decrease in the previous month to an increase of 0.2%, which affected the overall index to rise by about 0.02 percentage points.
Among them, the prices of freshwater fish, eggs and fresh fruits increased by 34.6%, 8.5%, and 2.0% respectively year-on-year, and the increase was 8.0, 3.2, and 0.2 percentage points respectively from the previous month; pork prices fell by 26.3% year-on-year.
In May, non-food prices rose by 1.4% year-on-year, a decrease of 0.1 percentage point from the previous month, affecting the overall index to rise by about 1.22 percentage points.
Among them, gasoline and diesel prices rose by 22.1% and 24.6% year-on-year respectively; the prices of air tickets and overseas accommodation rose by 12.3% and 5.2% year-on-year, respectively, and the growth rates were down 22.8 and 0.8 percentage points from the previous month.
From a month-on-month perspective, Beijing's CPI has changed from flat last month to a decline of 0.1%.
Among them, food prices fell by 1.0% month-on-month, and the rate of decline narrowed by 2.6 percentage points from the previous month, affecting the overall index to drop by about 0.14 percentage points.
The market is adequately supplied, and the prices of pork and fresh vegetables dropped by 10.5% and 8.7% respectively from the previous month; the price of freshwater fish increased by 10.1% from the previous month due to the reduction in the scale of breeding and the increase in feed costs, and the increase was 3.4% higher than the previous month; Seasonal fruits such as watermelons were on the market, and the price of fresh fruits rose 2.1% month-on-month.
Non-food prices rose by 0.1% month-on-month, and the increase was down 0.5 percentage points from the previous month, affecting the overall index to rise by about 0.05 percentage points.
The rise in raw material prices has driven up the prices of industrial consumer goods such as washing machines, refrigerators, stoves, and televisions, by 0.7% to 2.0%.
In addition, affected by the rising prices of international crude oil and gold, in May, the prices of gasoline and diesel in Beijing rose by 1.7% and 1.9% from the previous month, respectively, and the price of gold jewelry rose by 3.5% from the previous month. After the "May 1st" Golden Week, the prices of travel services have fallen, and the prices of air tickets, overseas accommodation and travel agency fees have changed from a 33.0%, 8.6% and 6.7% increase in the previous month to a decrease of 11.9%, 3.1% and 2.2%. (Finish)