Beijing rolled out a raft of policy measures in recent weeks to boost the domestic supply of major raw materials, including steel (above). Photo: Reuters Beijing rolled out a raft of policy measures in recent weeks to boost the domestic supply of major raw materials, including steel (above). Photo: Reuters
Beijing rolled out a raft of policy measures in recent weeks to boost the domestic supply of major raw materials, including steel (above). Photo: Reuters

China inflation: surging factory prices seen nearing peak with no ‘lasting strong demand’ for commodities

  • Inflation risks mounted in recent months, sparking worries in the US and Europe that further rises in commodity prices could slow the global economic recovery
  • But economists say Beijing’s measures to rein in the prices of raw materials are likely to reduce pressure on China’s factory prices in the coming weeks, making goods cheaper

Topic |   China inflation
Beijing rolled out a raft of policy measures in recent weeks to boost the domestic supply of major raw materials, including steel (above). Photo: Reuters Beijing rolled out a raft of policy measures in recent weeks to boost the domestic supply of major raw materials, including steel (above). Photo: Reuters
Beijing rolled out a raft of policy measures in recent weeks to boost the domestic supply of major raw materials, including steel (above). Photo: Reuters
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