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The overall Consumer Price Index (CPI) in May 2020 has increased by 2.5 per cent year-on-year from 98.4 in May 2019 to 100.9 this year. Both Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages and Non-Food index have recorded an increase of 3.6 per cent and 2.3 per cent, respectively. Meanwhile, the index Goods, and the index of Services have increased by 2.4 per cent and 2.6 per cent respectively. On a month-on-month basis, the CPI has decreased by 0.2 per cent compared to April 2020; whereby Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages index recorded an increase of 0.2 per cent, and Non-Food index has recorded a decrease of 0.2 per cent.For period-on-period, the CPI for January to May 2020 registered an increase of 1.7 per cent compared to the same period last year.
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