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Sep 10, 2018 07:57 PM
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Food Prices Drive Consumer Inflation to Six-Month High

Shoppers examine produce at a farmers’ market in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, on Monday. Photo: VCG
Shoppers examine produce at a farmers’ market in Nanjing, Jiangsu province, on Monday. Photo: VCG

* Consumer price index year-on-year increase of 2.3% in August is highest since February

* Analysts are divided on whether food prices will have a sustained effect on the index going forward

(Beijing) — Consumer prices in China rose at their fastest pace in six months in August as flooding and African swine fever drove up vegetable and pork prices, government data showed Monday.

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