Consumer prices fall 0.58%
By ECCT staff writers
Taiwan’s consumer prices fell for the eighth straight month in September compared to the same month in 2019. According to a report by the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS), the main reason for the dip was lower international crude oil prices.
However, the core CPI, which excludes vegetables, fruits and energy, rose 0.25% from a year earlier, the data indicated.