Heavy rains across the country disrupted China’s food supply and saw the consumer price index accelerate to 2.3 per cent in August, from 2.1 per cent in July. Photo: Simon SongHeavy rains across the country disrupted China’s food supply and saw the consumer price index accelerate to 2.3 per cent in August, from 2.1 per cent in July. Photo: Simon Song
Heavy rains across the country disrupted China’s food supply and saw the consumer price index accelerate to 2.3 per cent in August, from 2.1 per cent in July. Photo: Simon Song

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Topic |   China economy
Heavy rains across the country disrupted China’s food supply and saw the consumer price index accelerate to 2.3 per cent in August, from 2.1 per cent in July. Photo: Simon SongHeavy rains across the country disrupted China’s food supply and saw the consumer price index accelerate to 2.3 per cent in August, from 2.1 per cent in July. Photo: Simon Song
Heavy rains across the country disrupted China’s food supply and saw the consumer price index accelerate to 2.3 per cent in August, from 2.1 per cent in July. Photo: Simon Song
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