Sino File by Cary Huang
Rising pork prices hide a far bigger problem for China’s economy
- Rising pork prices have put the spotlight on a rise in consumer inflation
- The bigger picture is one of waning demand and slowing economic activity
Cary Huang is a veteran China affairs columnist, having written on this topic since the early 1990s. He joined the Post in 2004, and was based in Beijing between 2005 and 2013, first as a correspondent and then as bureau chief. He was previously China editor at The Standard from 1992 until 2004.