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China Inflation Slows, Production Gains Moderate on Tightening

China’s inflation eased in August from a three-year high and industrial output growth moderated, adding to evidence that higher interest rates and lending curbs are cooling the world’s second-biggest economy.

Consumer prices rose 6.2 percent from a year earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics said today, matching the median forecast in a Bloomberg News survey of 31 economists. Industrial output expanded 13.5 percent, the smallest gain in three months.