China's CPI up 1.9 pct in December

11.01.2019

China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, rose 1.9 percent year-on-year in December, down from 2.2 percent for November, the National Bureau of Statistics said Thursday.

The increase was the lowest since June 2018.

Food prices rose 2.5 percent year-on-year, contributing 0.48 percentage points to overall CPI growth, the...