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

China facing ‘quasi-stagflation’ risk as rising factory prices increase pressure on slowing economy

  • China’s official consumer price index (CPI) rose by 1.5 per cent in October, but its producer price index (PPI) rose by 13.5 per cent last month from a year earlier
  • China’s economic growth slowed to a rise of 4.9 per cent in the third quarter compared with a year earlier, down from 7.9 per cent growth in the second quarter

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