China’s consumer price index (CPI) rose to 4.5 per cent from a year earlier, up from a 3.8 per cent gain in October. Photo: EPA-EFE

China’s pork price jumps 110 per cent, sending consumer inflation rocketing to eight-year high

  • The consumer price index (CPI) rose to 4.5 per cent from a year earlier, up from a 3.8 per cent gain in October
  • China’s producer price index, a measure of the prices manufacturers charge at the factory gate, was minus 1.4 per cent year-on-year in November
Topic |   China economy

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China’s consumer price index (CPI) rose to 4.5 per cent from a year earlier, up from a 3.8 per cent gain in October. Photo: EPA-EFE
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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.