21 January 2019

China CPI up 2.6% last year, NBS says

China’s consumer price index (CPI) rose 2.6 percent on year in 2013, far lower than the 3.5 percent control target set by the government, according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Thursday. In December, CPI was up 2.5 percent from a year ago, the NBS said, adding that food prices increased 4.1 percent from a year ago last month, contributing 1.33 percentage points of the inflation in the month.

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