The price of pork in China has more than doubled in the first seven months of the year from the same period in 2019. Photo: ReutersThe price of pork in China has more than doubled in the first seven months of the year from the same period in 2019. Photo: Reuters
The price of pork in China has more than doubled in the first seven months of the year from the same period in 2019. Photo: Reuters

Chinese consumers grapple with ‘flying pigs and rocketing eggs’ as supply disruptions send food inflation soaring

  • China’s consumer inflation accelerated by 2.7 per cent last month from 2.5 per cent in June, due mainly to rising food prices
  • Supply-side problems have sent pork and egg prices surging this year, with many Chinese consumers starting to feel the pinch

Topic |   China food safety
The price of pork in China has more than doubled in the first seven months of the year from the same period in 2019. Photo: ReutersThe price of pork in China has more than doubled in the first seven months of the year from the same period in 2019. Photo: Reuters
The price of pork in China has more than doubled in the first seven months of the year from the same period in 2019. Photo: Reuters
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