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China : CPI  
Released On 2/13/2014 8:30:00 PM For Jan, 2014
PriorConsensusActual
M/M % Change0.3 %1.0 %
Y/Y % Change2.5 %2.3 %2.5 %

Highlights
January consumer prices were up a larger than expected 2.5 percent for a second month from a year ago. Expectations were for an increase of 2.3 percent. On the month, the CPI was up 1.0 percent after increasing a muted 0.3 percent in December. The urban CPI was up 2.6 percent after rising 2.5 percent while the rural increased 2.2 percent after increasing 2.5 percent in December. Food prices continued to ease. They were up 3.7 percent after rising 4.1 percent in December and 5.9 percent in November. Non-food prices were up 1.9 percent after increasing 1.7 percent the month before. Clothing prices also eased. They were up 1.9 percent after a 2.1 percent increase in December. Transportation & communication prices were up 0.2 percent after declining for the preceding four months.

Definition
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is an index that measures changes over time in the price level of consumer goods and services purchased by residents, which reflects the overall changes in price level.  Why Investors Care
 
 

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