China's CPI up 1.5%, PPI 4.3% in January

Editor:Sharon Lee
Updated:2018-02-09 10:13:05
  Residents select vegetables at a supermarket in Fuyang, Anhui province. [Photo by Wang Biao/For China Daily]

  China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, rose 1.5 percent year-on-year in January, the National Bureau of Statistics said Friday.

  The increase was slightly down from 1.8 percent for December, according to the bureau.

  The producer price index (PPI), which measures costs for goods at the factory gate, rose 4.3 percent year-on-year in January.

  It was down from 4.9 percent recorded in December, according to the NBS.

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