China’s producer price index, reflecting the prices that factories charge wholesalers for their products, shrank 2.1 per cent in September compared to a year earlier, widening slightly from a fall of 2.0 per cent in August. Photo: Xinhua China’s producer price index, reflecting the prices that factories charge wholesalers for their products, shrank 2.1 per cent in September compared to a year earlier, widening slightly from a fall of 2.0 per cent in August. Photo: Xinhua
China’s producer price index, reflecting the prices that factories charge wholesalers for their products, shrank 2.1 per cent in September compared to a year earlier, widening slightly from a fall of 2.0 per cent in August. Photo: Xinhua

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China’s inflation hit 19-month low in September as pork prices cool

  • China’s official consumer price index (CPI) rose 1.7 per cent in September from a year earlier, down from 2.4 per cent in August
  • China’s producer price index (PPI) shrank 2.1 per cent in September compared to a year earlier, widening slightly from a fall of 2.0 per cent in August

Topic |   China economy
China’s producer price index, reflecting the prices that factories charge wholesalers for their products, shrank 2.1 per cent in September compared to a year earlier, widening slightly from a fall of 2.0 per cent in August. Photo: Xinhua China’s producer price index, reflecting the prices that factories charge wholesalers for their products, shrank 2.1 per cent in September compared to a year earlier, widening slightly from a fall of 2.0 per cent in August. Photo: Xinhua
China’s producer price index, reflecting the prices that factories charge wholesalers for their products, shrank 2.1 per cent in September compared to a year earlier, widening slightly from a fall of 2.0 per cent in August. Photo: Xinhua
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