China's consumer price inflation slowed to 4-month low of 2.2 percent year-on-year in November 2018 from 2.5 percent in the previous month and below market consensus of 2.4 percent. Food inflation hit its lowest in three months and cost of non-food increased the least in seven months. On a monthly basis, consumer prices declined by 0.3 percent in November, compared with market expectations of a 0.1 percent fall and after a 0.2 percent gain in a month earlier. It marked the first monthly drop in consumer prices since June. Inflation Rate in China averaged 5.20 percent from 1986 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 28.40 percent in February of 1989 and a record low of -2.20 percent in April of 1999.

Inflation Rate in China is expected to be 2.30 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Inflation Rate in China to stand at 2.40 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the China Inflation Rate is projected to trend around 2.60 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

China Inflation Rate
width
height
Forecast Data Chart
Trading Economics members can view, download and compare data from nearly 200 countries, including more than 20 million economic indicators, exchange rates, government bond yields, stock indexes and commodity prices.

The Trading Economics Application Programming Interface (API) provides direct access to our data. It allows API clients to download millions of rows of historical data, to query our real-time economic calendar, subscribe to updates and receive quotes for currencies, commodities, stocks and bonds.


Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-10 01:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.3% 2.1% 2.2% 2.2%
2018-10-16 01:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.5% 2.3% 2.5% 2.4%
2018-11-09 01:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.5% 2.5% 2.5% 2.4%
2018-12-09 01:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.2% 2.5% 2.4% 2.3%
2019-01-09 01:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY 2.2% 2.30%
2019-02-09 01:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY
2019-03-09 01:30 AM Inflation Rate YoY


China Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.20 2.50 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.30 0.20 2.60 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 102.20 102.50 128.40 97.80 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 101.80 101.80 102.50 98.40 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.80 1.80 2.50 -1.60 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 656.41 630.75 656.41 100.78 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 102.70 103.30 113.47 91.80 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 2.70 3.30 13.47 -8.20 percent [+]
Export Prices 107.00 104.10 111.90 90.70 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 110.90 105.80 122.70 79.60 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 2.50 3.30 40.20 -5.50 percent [+]


China Inflation Rate

In China, the most important components of the CPI basket are Food (31.8 percent of total weight) and Residence (17.2 percent). Recreation, Education and Culture Articles account for 13.8 percent; Transportation and Communication for 10 percent, Healthcare and Personal Articles for 9.6 percent, Clothing for 8.5 percent; Households Facilities, Articles and Services for 5.6 percent; Tobacco, Liquor and Articles for the remaining 3.5 percent. The CPI basket is reviewed every five years on the basis of household surveys. Revisions reflect new spending patterns and economic development, according to the National Bureau of Statistics. Last revision took place in 2011. This page provides - China Inflation Rate - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. China Inflation Rate - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2.20 2.50 28.40 -2.20 1986 - 2018 percent Monthly




Country Last Previous
Argentina 48.00 Nov/18
Australia 1.90 Sep/18
Brazil 4.05 Nov/18
Canada 2.40 Oct/18
China 2.20 Nov/18
Euro Area 2.00 Nov/18
France 1.90 Nov/18
Germany 2.30 Nov/18
India 2.33 Nov/18
Indonesia 3.23 Nov/18
Italy 1.60 Nov/18
Japan 1.40 Oct/18
Mexico 4.72 Nov/18
Netherlands 2.00 Nov/18
Russia 3.80 Nov/18
Saudi Arabia 2.40 Oct/18
Singapore 0.70 Oct/18
South Africa 5.20 Nov/18
South Korea 2.00 Nov/18
Spain 1.70 Nov/18
Switzerland 0.90 Nov/18
Turkey 21.62 Nov/18
United Kingdom 2.40 Oct/18
United States 2.20 Nov/18


Related

Latest