China – Jun consumer price index
10/07/2018 11:29 am MYT
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Inflationary pressures are gradually picking up due to rising oil price. The consumer price index (CPI) in Jun fell by 0.1%, month-on-month, but rose 1.9%, year-on-year – see table 1. Food prices fell 0.8%, month-on-month, but edged up 0.3%, year-on-year. Non-food prices rose 0.1%, month-on-month, and 2.2%, year-on-year. Excluding food and energy, the CPI rose 0.1%, month-on-month, and 1.9%, year-on-year.

 

The ex-factory producer price index (PPI), a leading indicator of the CPI, rose by 4.7%, year-on-year, in Jun – see figure 1.

 

 

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