Factory prices in China are just a hair’s breadth away from deflationary territory. Photo: Reuters

China’s producer price index holds steady in February as deflation stalks economy

  • February producer prices rise 0.1 per cent from a year earlier, same as January
  • February consumer prices slow to 1.5 per cent from a year earlier, down from 1.7 per cent in January, as food prices slow sharply
Topic |   China economy

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Factory prices in China are just a hair’s breadth away from deflationary territory. Photo: Reuters
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Karen Yeung

Karen Yeung

Karen Yeung joined the Post in 2017 after more than 15 years' experience on global newswires in Hong Kong and Shanghai. She spent eight years in Shanghai and has received awards for best feature, analysis and agenda-setting.