Chapter 7. Prices
Consumer Price Index
Market sensitivity: High
What is it? Index of changes in consumer prices in the Chinese economy
Chinese news release on the Internet: www.stats.gov.cn/
English news release on the Internet: www.stats.gov.cn/english/
Release time: 10 a.m. Beijing time, usually on the 11th day of the following month; March, June, September, and December data released later to coincide with the quarterly GDP data
Source: National Bureau of Statistics (NBS)
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