China’s consumer price index (CPI), meanwhile, rose by 3.3 per cent from a year earlier, decelerating sharply from a 4.3 per cent gain in March. Photo: EPA-EFE

Coronavirus: China’s factory prices hit four-year low as pressure continues to mount on manufacturers

  • China’s producer price index fell to minus 3.1 per cent in April, the lowest point since minus 3.4 per cent in April 2016
  • Consumer inflation continued to fall, with the consumer price index 3.3 per cent in April
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
China’s consumer price index (CPI), meanwhile, rose by 3.3 per cent from a year earlier, decelerating sharply from a 4.3 per cent gain in March. Photo: EPA-EFE
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