China’s consumer price index (CPI) rose 4.3 per cent in March from a year earlier. Photo: AFP China’s consumer price index (CPI) rose 4.3 per cent in March from a year earlier. Photo: AFP
China’s consumer price index (CPI) rose 4.3 per cent in March from a year earlier. Photo: AFP

Coronavirus: China’s manufacturing prices plunge further in March, with consumer inflation easing

  • China’s producer price index, reflecting the prices that factories charge wholesalers for their products, fell further into deflation at minus 1.5 per cent in March
  • China’s consumer price inflation decelerated to 4.3 per cent in March from 5.2 per cent in February

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China’s consumer price index (CPI) rose 4.3 per cent in March from a year earlier. Photo: AFP China’s consumer price index (CPI) rose 4.3 per cent in March from a year earlier. Photo: AFP
China’s consumer price index (CPI) rose 4.3 per cent in March from a year earlier. Photo: AFP
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