□ The Consumer Price Index was 106.1(2010=100) in June 2012. The index decreased 0.1 percent from the preceding month and rose 2.2 percent from June 2011.
○ The index excluding agricultural products and oils was 104.9 in June 2012. The index increased 0.3 percent from the preceding month and rose 1.5 percent from June 2011.
< Month-on-month changes >
○ The index for Alcoholic beverages and tobacco and Clothing and footwear increased 0.3 percent and 0.6 percent respectively in June. The index for Housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels and Health went up 0.2 percent respectively and the index for Education, Restaurants and hotels and Miscellaneous goods and services increased 0.1 percent respectively in June.
○ The index for Food and non-alcoholic beverages, Transport and Recreation and culture decreased 0.4 percent, 1.1 percent and 0.8 percent respectively in June.
○ The index for Furnishings, household equipment & routine mainten ance and Communication were unchanged in June.
[Source: Statistics Korea]
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