China’s official consumer price index (CPI) rose by 1.5 per cent in October from a year earlier, up from 0.7 per cent in September. Photo: Bloomberg
China’s official consumer price index (CPI) rose by 1.5 per cent in October from a year earlier, up from 0.7 per cent in September. Photo: Bloomberg

China inflation: consumers set to feel ‘stronger’ knock-on effect of rising factory-gate prices

  • China’s producer price index (PPI) rose by 13.5 per cent in October from a year earlier, while the consumer price index (CPI) rose by 1.5 per cent last month
  • Higher raw material prices, which have plagued mainly the metals-dependent industries, are now starting to spread to consumer goods

China’s official consumer price index (CPI) rose by 1.5 per cent in October from a year earlier, up from 0.7 per cent in September. Photo: Bloomberg
China’s official consumer price index (CPI) rose by 1.5 per cent in October from a year earlier, up from 0.7 per cent in September. Photo: Bloomberg
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