The producer price index in China increased by 3.3 percent from a year earlier in October 2018, after a 3.6 percent rise in the previous month and matching market expectations. It was the lowest producer inflation since March, as prices of means of production went up at a softer 4.2 percent (vs 4.6 percent in September), namely raw materials (6.7 percent vs 7.3 percent) and processing (2.5 percent vs 2.9 percent), while there was a pick up in extraction inflation (12.4 percent vs 11.7 percent). In addition, consumer goods inflation edged down to 0.7 percent from 0.8 percent, of which daily use goods (1 percent vs 1.1 percent), food production (0.9 percent, the same as in September) and clothing (1.2 percent vs 1.1 percent). Cost of consumer durable goods declined 0.1 percent (vs 0.2 percent in September). On a monthly basis, producer prices went up 0.4 percent, following a 0.6 percent rise in September. Producer Prices Change in China averaged 1.30 percent from 1995 until 2018, 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.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-10 01:30 AM PPI YoY 4.1% 4.6% 4% 4.2%
2018-10-16 01:30 AM PPI YoY 3.6% 4.1% 3.5% 3.6%
2018-11-09 01:30 AM PPI YoY 3.3% 3.6% 3.3% 3.5%
2018-12-09 01:30 AM PPI YoY 3.3% 3.4%


China Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.50 2.50 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.20 0.70 2.60 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 102.50 102.50 128.40 97.80 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 101.80 101.70 102.50 98.40 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.80 1.70 2.50 -1.60 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 656.41 630.75 656.41 100.78 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 103.30 103.60 113.47 91.80 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 3.30 3.60 13.47 -8.20 percent [+]
Export Prices 104.10 101.00 111.90 90.70 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 105.80 106.90 122.70 79.60 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 3.30 3.60 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 November of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
3.30 3.60 13.47 -8.20 1995 - 2018 percent Monthly
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Argentina 77.80 Sep/18
Australia 2.10 Sep/18
Brazil 13.70 Sep/18
Canada 6.20 Sep/18
China 3.30 Oct/18
Euro Area 4.50 Sep/18
France 3.60 Sep/18
Germany 3.20 Sep/18
India 5.28 Oct/18
Indonesia 7.30 Sep/18
Italy 4.70 Sep/18
Japan 2.90 Oct/18
Mexico 6.26 Oct/18
Netherlands 4.61 Sep/18
Russia 14.40 Sep/18
Saudi Arabia 15.80 Sep/18
Singapore 12.10 Sep/18
South Africa 6.20 Sep/18
South Korea 2.70 Sep/18
Spain 5.20 Sep/18
Switzerland 2.30 Oct/18
Turkey 45.01 Oct/18
United Kingdom 3.30 Oct/18
United States 2.90 Oct/18


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