Financial Markets
Real Estate
Local listed Company
Overseas-listed Company
Foreign Company
Industrial Parks

 Search News  Or
Shanghai's CPI up 2.2% in Aug

Sep. 18, 2012 (China Knowledge) - Shanghai saw its consumer price index (CPI), the major gauge of inflation, increased 2.2% YoY in August this year, according to statistics released by the Shanghai Statistics Bureau.
The CPI growth last month was higher than the 2.1% increase in July.
Last month the city's food prices went up 4.8% YoY, while the prices of tobacco products, alcohol and related products climbed 1.9% from a year earlier.

The prices of household appliances and maintenance services grew 2.2% from a year earlier and the price of clothing rose 2.9% YoY.

In August, Shanghai saw its price of personal and health care products decreased 0.8% YoY, while the price of entertainment and educational services category dropped 0.7% YoY.

There was an increase of 0.7% in the prices of transportation and communications, and an increase of 2.4% in housing costs last month.

In the first eight months, Shanghai's CPI grew 3.2% YoY.

Add this     
Copyright © "2015"

Send feedback or comments to:

For more news, financial weekly reports, business guides to China, Market Research Reports and other premium information, subscribe to China Knowledge today

To access our page on Bloomberg, type CKFI (GO)

 Our Professional Services


 News Archive
About Us | CSR | Media Center | E-Newsletter | E-Store | Contact Us | Feedback | Sitemap | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use  

           Copyright © 2014 China Knowledge Online. All Rights Reserved