T7.2 CONSUMER PRICE INDEX BY CATEGORY

(same period of last year=100)

Item May ,1999 Jan.-May ,1999
National Average Urban Rural National Average Urban Rural
Consumer Price Index 97.8 97.8 97.9 98.3 98.3 98.2
 
Food 94.6 94.1 95.2 95.4 95.1 95.8
--Grain 103.1 102.6 103.8 103.3 102.7 104.0
--Meat,Poultry and Related Products 86.7 86.1 87.6 87.7 87.6 87.9
--Eggs 91.7 90.8 93.1 103.2 103.3 103.0
--Aquatic Products 91.8 92.7 90.1 90.8 91.1 90.1
--Fresh Vegetables 95.2 94.6 96.3 88.5 87.5 90.2
--Catering Trade 100.2 100.0 100.8 100.4 100.3 100.7
Clothing 97.0 96.9 97.1 97.4 97.2 97.6
Household Facilities and Articles 97.8 97.7 97.9 97.8 97.7 98.0
Medicines and Medical Care 101.4 102.1 100.7 101.6 102.3 100.9
Traffic and Communication Appliances 94.6 94.8 94.5 95.0 95.3 94.8
Recreational, Educational and Cultural Articles 96.9 97.0 96.7 97.6 98.1 97.0
Residence 100.9 102.7 99.0 100.5 102.4 98.5
Services 109.1 108.9 109.3 109.1 108.8 109.6



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