Pork prices rose by 97.0 per cent in December from a year earlier, sending consumer inflation soaring. Photo: Xinhua
Pork prices rose by 97.0 per cent in December from a year earlier, sending consumer inflation soaring. Photo: Xinhua

China’s pork price rockets 97 per cent in December, keeping inflation at eight-year high

  • Pressure increases on Chinese government to arrest pork crisis amid African Swine fever outbreak, with Lunar New Year approaching, where pork is a vital dish
  • The consumer price index (CPI) rose by 4.5 per cent in December, while the producer price index (PPI) continued to fall, dropping by 0.5 per cent last month

Pork prices rose by 97.0 per cent in December from a year earlier, sending consumer inflation soaring. Photo: Xinhua
Pork prices rose by 97.0 per cent in December from a year earlier, sending consumer inflation soaring. Photo: Xinhua
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