MACAO, Dec. 21 (Xinhua) -- Macao's Composite Consumer Price Index (CPI) for November this year went up by 6.65 percent over the same period of last year, according to the figures released Wednesday by the city's Statistics and Census Service (DSEC).
In comparison with November 2010, the price index of food and non-alcoholic beverages, miscellaneous goods and services, and transport recorded notable year-on-year increase of more than seven percent during the period, due to dearer prices of fresh pork, fresh fish, vegetables, clothing, gasoline and gold jewelry, according to the figures.
Meanwhile, the price index of communication decreased by 14.07 percent year-on-year upon lowered charges for internet service.
The average Composite CPI for the first 11 months of 2011 increased by 5.71 percent year-on-year. For the 12 months ending in November 2011, the average Composite CPI rose by 5.57 percent from the preceding period.