Press "Enter" to skip to content

China’s consumer inflation hit 15-month high boosted by surging food prices, factory inflation moderated

China's consumer inflation grew at their fastest pace in 15 months in May, driven by surging prices of pork and fruit due to supply issues stemming from the outbreak of African swine fever and poor weather conditions. However, its factory inflation moderated in May amid sluggish commodity demand and faltering manufacturing activity.

The consumer price index (CPI) in May grew 2.7  per cent from a year earlier, the . . .

To continue reading, please subscribe.


We highly value independence. Yuan Talks is solely funded by subscriptions from thousands of intelligent readers like you. Don't miss out! 

What you'll get:

  • Original and in-depth reporting on China's economy and financial markets with details, data and perspectives you don't read elsewhere!
  • Daily Brief newsletter delivered before market open every weekday wrapping up the most important China-related information.
  • Weekly Market Wrap-up on Chinese equities, bonds, the yuan and commodities!
  • Interviews with China experts. We find you insights you should never miss!


Not ready for the full service? Subscribe to our Free Weekly Newsletter first.

Already have an account? Sign In