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Hong Kong Inflation Eases For Second Month

05/21/2018 - 05:25:00 (RTTNews)

(RTTNews) - Hong Kong's consumer price inflation eased for the second straight month in April, data from the Census and Statistics Department showed Monday.

Consumer prices climbed 1.9 percent year-over-year in April, slower than the 2.6 percent rise seen in March.

Netting out the effects of all Government's one-off relief measures, underlying inflation moderated to 2.2 percent in April from 2.6 percent in the prior month.

Food prices, excluding meals bought away from home, grew 4.6 percent annually in April and utility costs rose by 3.7 percent. Meanwhile, prices of durable goods dropped 2.1 percent.

"The headline inflation rate was lower than the underlying rate in April, mainly due to the upward adjustment in the ceiling of the Government's rates concession effective from the second quarter of this year," a government spokesman, said.

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