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