Shoppers pore over their grocery bills in Beijing. Inflation in China edged up a meagre 1.5 per cent as deflation worries linger in the country. Photo: Bloomberg

Calls grow for Beijing to ease price controls

Reforms on energy and resources prices should top the leadership's priority this year as deflationary pressures grow, says economist

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Shoppers pore over their grocery bills in Beijing. Inflation in China edged up a meagre 1.5 per cent as deflation worries linger in the country. Photo: Bloomberg
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