T7.2 CONSUMER PRICE INDEX BY CATEGORY

(same period of last year=100)

Item Jun.,1999 Jan.-Jun.,1999
National Average Urban Rural National Average Urban Rural
Consumer Price Index 97.9 97.9 97.8 98.2 98.2 98.2
Food 94.9 94.7 95.2 95.3 95.0 95.7
--Grain 97.0 97.1 96.8 102.2 101.7 102.8
--Meat,Poultry and Related Products 87.8 87.1 88.7 87.7 87.5 88.0
--Eggs 90.3 89.7 91.1 101.0 101.0 101.0
--Aquatic Products 92.7 92.9 92.2 91.1 91.4 90.4
--Fresh Vegetables 105.1 105.5 104.4 91.3 90.5 92.6
--Catering Trade 100.0 99.7 100.6 100.3 100.2 100.7
Clothing 96.9 96.8 97.0 97.3 97.1 97.5
Household Facilities and Articles 97.7 97.7 97.8 97.8 97.7 98.0
Medicines and Medical Care 100.9 101.1 100.8 101.5 102.1 100.9
Traffic and Com munication Appliances 94.3 94.1 94.5 94.9 95.1 94.8
Recreational, Educational and Cultural Articles 96.7 96.8 96.6 97.5 97.9 97.0
Residence 101.0 102.6 99.3 100.6 102.4 98.7
Services 108.5 108.3 108.9 109.0 108.7 109.5



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