China’s consumer price index jumped to 3.8 per cent in October, the highest since January 2012. Photo: Reuters China’s consumer price index jumped to 3.8 per cent in October, the highest since January 2012. Photo: Reuters
China’s consumer price index jumped to 3.8 per cent in October, the highest since January 2012. Photo: Reuters

China’s rising prices, driven by pork crisis, leaving a bad taste in the mouths of Chinese consumers, businesses

  • China’s consumer price index jumped to 3.8 per cent in October, the highest since January 2012, driven by the price of pork doubling from a year earlier
  • Businesses are on the verge of closing, while the make-up of the Chinese dinner table is changing, after African swine fever destroyed the pig population

Topic |   China economy
China’s consumer price index jumped to 3.8 per cent in October, the highest since January 2012. Photo: Reuters China’s consumer price index jumped to 3.8 per cent in October, the highest since January 2012. Photo: Reuters
China’s consumer price index jumped to 3.8 per cent in October, the highest since January 2012. Photo: Reuters
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