January CPI Rises 4.9%
(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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