China Inflation Fastest Since Mid-2014 as Food Prices Jump

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  • Food prices surge 7.3 percent in month of family feasts
  • Non-food inflation remains tepid, while PPI deflation lingers

China's February CPI Rose 2.3%; Est. 1.8%

China’s consumer price rose the most since mid-2014 in February as food costs jumped amid the week-long Lunar New Year holidays, where millions binge on roast pork, duck, seafood and vegetables.

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