China’s CPI Rose 1.8%, PPI Down 5.3% In January

China’s consumer price index (CPI) rose to 1.8% year-on-year in January, slightly up from a 1.6% increase in December last year. The pick-up in inflation was largely driven by a 4.1% increase in food prices. Vegetable prices rose strongly by 14.7% year-on-year in January, due to adverse weather conditions and the Chinese New Year seasonality […]


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