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China producer prices end downtrend; coronavirus points to risk

Consumer prices rise 5.4% on year in January, topping forecast

Although producer prices bounced back in January, the coronavirus outbreak has disrupted supply chains for manufacturers in China, clouding the country's economic outlook.   © Getty Images

BEIJING (Reuters) -- China's factory-gate prices snapped six months of year-on-year declines in January, although prolonged business closures from the coronavirus outbreak mean positive momentum is unlikely to persist.

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