China Inflation Accelerates More Than Forecast on Food Prices

China Inflation Accelerates More Than Forecast on Food Prices

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A butcher, left, prepares cuts of pork as a customer looks on at a wholesale market in Shanghai. Prices of food rose 4.9 percent from a year earlier in June, the statistics bureau said today, after a 3.2 percent gain in May.