China’s consumer inflation picked up sharply in March boosted by surging food prices after an outbreak of African swine fever has drive pork prices higher, while factory-gate prices picked up for the first time in nine months.
China consumer price index (CPI) rose 2.3 per cent from a year earlier, picking up from the 1.5 per cent increase in February, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said on Thursday.
That marks the highest level in five months and it's the first . . .
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