ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon Print

China factory and consumer inflation cooled in January

Cheaper pork helps pull down CPI amid global worries over rising prices

A staff member puts up a price sign at a pork counter in a supermarket in Hangzhou, China.   © Reuters

BEIJING -- China's inflationary pressure continued to ease in January, including food prices.

January's producer price index rose 9.1% on the year, slowing from the 10.3% recorded in the previous month and touching the lowest level since July, data released by the National Bureau of Statistics showed on Wednesday.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more