The US-China trade war has dampened demand in China, leading to slower factory inflation growth. Photo: Reuters

China inflation tame, frees central bank to further ease trade war impact on economy

  • China factory inflation eases in October, consumer inflation tame, as economy slows due to trade war
  • Modest inflation allows People’s Bank of China to ease monetary policy further to offset trade war impact on economy
Topic |   China economy

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The US-China trade war has dampened demand in China, leading to slower factory inflation growth. Photo: Reuters
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Amanda Lee

Amanda Lee

Beijing-based correspondent Amanda Lee covers markets and the economy for the Post, with an interest in China's economic and social landscape. A graduate of the London School of Economics, she joined the Post in 2017 and has previously worked for Thomson Reuters and Forbes.