This picture taken on December 9, 2015 shows men playing cards under a bridge next to the Xin'an River on a rainy day in Huangshan city, southern Anhui province. China's consumer inflation rate edged up in November, official data showed on December 9, while factory gate price falls lingered at a six-year low as the world's second-largest economy grapples with slowing growth. AFP PHOTO / JOHANNES EISELE

China consumer goods saturated but services to grow

Not all consumer stocks are poised to benefit alike from persistent income growth and household spending in China, analysts say, with the fortunes of the goods and services sectors set to diverge in the coming year.