A worker loads coal on a truck at a depot near a coal mine in Heilongjiang province. Photo: Reuters A worker loads coal on a truck at a depot near a coal mine in Heilongjiang province. Photo: Reuters
A worker loads coal on a truck at a depot near a coal mine in Heilongjiang province. Photo: Reuters

Positive signs as China’s prolonged industrial deflation finally ends after demand grows for coal, steel

Numbers have risen after 54 months, with producer price index increasing 0.1 per cent compared with September last year

Topic |   China economy
A worker loads coal on a truck at a depot near a coal mine in Heilongjiang province. Photo: Reuters A worker loads coal on a truck at a depot near a coal mine in Heilongjiang province. Photo: Reuters
A worker loads coal on a truck at a depot near a coal mine in Heilongjiang province. Photo: Reuters
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