Customers walk past pork stalls at the Dancun Market in Nanning, Guangxi province. Photo: Bloomberg

China consumer prices jump to near 8-year high as pork soars more than 100 per cent

  • China’s consumer price index jumped to 3.8 per cent in October, the highest since January 2012 on higher prices for pork, other meats
  • Consumer price index above expected, up from 3.0 per cent in September
Topic |   China economy

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Customers walk past pork stalls at the Dancun Market in Nanning, Guangxi province. Photo: Bloomberg
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Cissy Zhou

Cissy Zhou

Cissy joined the SCMP in 2019. Prior to that, she has been a producer at BBC News and investigative reporter at CaiXin Media. She is interested in China's politics and economy.