China's producer price index fell 0.8 percent year-on-year in August 2019, following a 0.3 percent decrease in the previous month and compared with market expectations of a 0.9 percent decline. It was the sharpest fall in producer prices since August 2016, as cost of means of production dropped further (-1.3 percent vs -0.7 percent in July), mainly due to raw materials (-3.5 percent vs -2.9 percent), processing (-0.8 percent vs -0.2 percent), and extraction (2.8 percent vs 3.2 percent). Also, prices eased for consumer goods (0.7 percent vs 0.8 percent), of which durable goods (-2 percent vs -1.2 percent), food production (2 percent vs 2.2 percent), clothing (0.9 percent vs 1.3 percent) and daily use goods (0.6 percent vs 0.8 percent). Producer Prices Change in China averaged 1.27 percent from 1995 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 13.47 percent in July of 1995 and a record low of -8.20 percent in July of 2009.

Producer Prices Change in China is expected to be 1.10 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Producer Prices Change in China to stand at 1.80 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the China Producer Prices Change is projected to trend around 1.30 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-06-12 01:30 AM PPI YoY May 0.6% 0.9% 0.6% 0.6%
2019-07-10 01:30 AM PPI YoY Jun 0% 0.6% 0.3% 0.3%
2019-08-09 01:30 AM PPI YoY Jul -0.3% 0% -0.1% -0.2%
2019-09-10 01:30 AM PPI YoY Aug -0.8% -0.3% -0.9% -1%
2019-10-15 01:30 AM PPI YoY Sep -0.8% 1.1%
2019-11-09 01:30 AM PPI YoY Oct 1.4%
2019-12-10 01:30 AM PPI YoY Nov 1.2%


China Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.80 2.80 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.70 0.40 2.60 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 102.80 102.80 128.40 97.80 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 101.50 101.60 102.50 98.40 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.50 1.60 2.50 -1.60 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 646.30 627.76 646.30 100.78 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 99.20 99.70 113.47 91.80 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change -0.80 -0.30 13.47 -8.20 percent [+]
Export Prices 105.10 103.40 116.50 90.20 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 105.90 107.90 122.70 79.60 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 10.00 9.10 40.20 -5.50 percent [+]


China Producer Prices Change

In China, producer prices change measures the average annual change in price of goods and services sold by manufacturers and producers in the wholesale market during a given period. This page provides the latest reported value for - China Producer Prices Change - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. China Producer Prices Change - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
-0.80 -0.30 13.47 -8.20 1995 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina 52.40 Jul/19
Australia 2.00 Jun/19
Brazil 4.50 Aug/19
Canada -1.70 Jul/19
China -0.80 Aug/19
Euro Area 0.20 Jul/19
France 0.00 Jul/19
Germany 0.30 Aug/19
India 1.08 Aug/19
Indonesia 0.90 Aug/19
Italy -0.50 Jul/19
Japan -0.90 Aug/19
Mexico 2.88 Aug/19
Netherlands 0.19 Jul/19
Russia 0.30 Aug/19
Saudi Arabia 2.70 Jul/19
Singapore -6.00 Jul/19
South Africa 4.90 Jul/19
South Korea -0.30 Jul/19
Spain -0.80 Jul/19
Switzerland -1.90 Aug/19
Turkey 13.45 Aug/19
United Kingdom 1.60 Aug/19
United States 1.80 Aug/19


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