02.15.2011 17:58

January CPI Rises 4.9%

Grain prices jumped by 15.1 percent and fresh eggs by 20.2 percent in January
By staff reporter Wang Su

(Beijing) -- China's consumer price index rose 4.9 percent in January from a year ago, according to latest statistics posted February 15 on the website of the National Bureau of Statistics.

(Source: BBVA Research)

CPI rose 1 percent in January from the previous month, according to official data.

Food prices rose 2.8 percent while housing-related items rose 6.8 percent. Among the food items, grain prices jumped 15.1 percent and fresh eggs by 20.2 percent.

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