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China food prices soar as zero-COVID policy stokes inflation

Vegetables driven up 24% by transport disruption and high fuel costs

Some supermarkets in Beijing sell out of food as the public fears lockdowns.   © Kyodo

BEIJING -- Chinese restrictions meant to contain the coronavirus have driven up prices of vegetables and other food, the latest inflation figures show, leaving consumers with less money with which to stoke Asia's biggest economy.

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