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Ningde's consumer prices rise

( chinadaily.com.cn )

Updated: 2015-06-26

The first five months of this year saw consumer prices in Ningde up 1.4 percent, compared with 2014, according to local bureau of statistics.

The growth rate ranks sixth among all cities in Fujian province.

Its consumer prices in May rose 0.2 percent over April, with prices of consumer goods up 0.6 percent and service prices up 4.3 percent.

From January to May, consumer prices of food, clothing, health care and personal articles, entertainment and service, housing went up 1.3 percent, 1.8 percent, 7.1 percent, 1.8 percent and 0.8 percent, respectively.

Consumer prices of tobacco and wine, household facilities and maintenance service were basically flat.

Consumer prices of traffic and communication dropped 1.8 percent.

According to the official data, prices of food, health care and personal articles impacted the city's consumer prices most.