The mounting cost of fresh vegetables is playing a part in rising Hong Kong inflation. Photo: Nora Tam
The mounting cost of fresh vegetables is playing a part in rising Hong Kong inflation. Photo: Nora Tam

Surging food and utility bills in Hong Kong spark inflation warning as prices rise 1.7 per cent

  • Consumer price index records 1.7 per cent inflation for October year on year, Census and Statistics Department reveals
  • Electricity, gas and water bills soar 28.1 per cent, while clothing and footwear prices are up 6.1 per cent

Topic |   Hong Kong economy
The mounting cost of fresh vegetables is playing a part in rising Hong Kong inflation. Photo: Nora Tam
The mounting cost of fresh vegetables is playing a part in rising Hong Kong inflation. Photo: Nora Tam
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