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Things Are Looking Up for China’s Manufacturers

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Breaking Down China's July Inflation Data

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China’s factory-gate deflation eased for the seventh straight month, signaling improving conditions for the nation’s manufacturers and adding to evidence the world’s second largest economy is stabilizing.

While consumer price gains remain below the government’s target for 3 percent increases, giving the central bank room to further ease policy if it needs to, deflationary pressures have moderated since last year. With China the world’s largest exporter, recovering prices could relieve some deflationary pressures globally if sustained.