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Nov 09, 2018 08:52 PM
ECONOMY

Inflation Stable as Vegetable Prices Cool

Shoppers browse mushrooms at a supermarket in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province on Nov. 9. Photo: VCG
Shoppers browse mushrooms at a supermarket in Lianyungang, Jiangsu province on Nov. 9. Photo: VCG

*The consumer price index rose 2.5% year-on-year in October, unchanged from the month before

*Food prices helped moderate inflation, with slower growth in vegetables in particular offsetting faster price increases for other consumer items

(Beijing) — Consumer inflation in China remained steady in October as slower growth in food prices offset the impact of faster price increases for other things, government data showed Friday.

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