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

China’s inflation hits six-month high, but trade war not to blame

Heavy rains, swine flu fuel higher food prices as consumer price index accelerates to 2.3 per cent in August

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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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