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China Consumer Price Index (CPI) m/m

Country:
China
CNY, Chinese yuan
Sector:
Prices
Medium -0.1% 0.0%
-0.2%
Last release Importance Actual Forecast
Previous
0.2%
-0.1%
Next release Actual Forecast
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China Consumer Price Index (CPI) m/m reflects a change in the level of prices for consumer goods and services from household perspective, in the given month compared to the previous one.

The indicator provides a comprehensive reflection of the price levels. It covers consumer prices for 262 kinds of goods and services from eight basic categories, purchased by Chinese urban and rural residents. The categories include food (including tobacco and liquor), clothing, residence, household services, energy, transportation and communications, education, culture and recreation, health care. The index calculation does not include income taxes and investment items (stocks, bonds, antiques, etc.).

The index is calculated based on a survey of more than 88,000 prices collection units in 500 cities and counties in 31 Chinese provinces. This sample includes shopping malls, supermarkets, open fairs, internet e-commerce suppliers, i.e. retailers of various types and sizes.

The Consumer Price Index is one of the key economic indicators used to measure national inflation. The index shows how prices change from the consumer perspective. In other words, it allows estimating changes in the cost of living.

The index is used for the adjustment of wages and social payments. Also, CPI is used for adjusting the income tax structure and in the calculation of a real GDP.

CPI growth is seen as positive for yuan quotes.

Last values:

actual data

forecast

The chart of the entire available history of the "China Consumer Price Index (CPI) m/m" macroeconomic indicator. The dashed line shows the forecast values ​​of the economic indicator for the specified dates.

A significant deviation of a real value from a forecast one may cause a short-term strengthening or weakening of a national currency in the Forex market. The threshold values ​​of the indicators signaling the approach of the critical state of the national (local) economy occupy a special place.

Date (GMT)
Reference
Actual
Forecast
Previous
Jun 2018
-0.1%
0.0%
-0.2%
May 2018
-0.2%
-0.1%
-0.2%
Apr 2018
-0.2%
-0.1%
-1.1%
Mar 2018
-1.1%
0.0%
1.2%
Feb 2018
1.2%
0.6%
Jan 2018
0.6%
0.3%
Dec 2017
0.3%
0.0%
Nov 2017
0.0%
0.1%
Oct 2017
0.1%
0.5%
Sep 2017
0.5%
0.4%
Aug 2017
0.4%
0.1%
Jul 2017
0.1%
-0.2%
Jun 2017
-0.2%
-0.1%
May 2017
-0.1%
0.1%
Apr 2017
0.1%
-0.3%
Mar 2017
-0.3%
-0.2%
Feb 2017
-0.2%
1.0%
Jan 2017
1.0%
0.2%
Dec 2016
0.2%
0.1%
Nov 2016
0.1%
-0.1%
Oct 2016
-0.1%
0.7%
Sep 2016
0.7%
0.1%
Aug 2016
0.1%
0.2%
Jul 2016
0.2%
-0.1%
Jun 2016
-0.1%
-0.5%
May 2016
-0.5%
-0.2%
Apr 2016
-0.2%
-0.4%
Mar 2016
-0.4%
1.6%
Feb 2016
1.6%
0.5%
Jan 2016
0.5%
0.5%
Dec 2015
0.5%
0.0%
Nov 2015
0.0%
-0.3%
Oct 2015
-0.3%
0.1%
Sep 2015
0.1%
0.5%
Aug 2015
0.5%
0.3%
Jul 2015
0.3%
0.0%
Jun 2015
0.0%
-0.2%
May 2015
-0.2%
-0.2%
Apr 2015
-0.2%
-0.5%
Mar 2015
-0.5%
1.2%
Feb 2015
1.2%
0.3%
Jan 2015
0.3%
0.3%
Dec 2014
0.3%
-0.2%
Nov 2014
-0.2%
0.0%
Oct 2014
0.0%
0.5%
Sep 2014
0.5%
0.2%
Aug 2014
0.2%
0.1%
Jul 2014
0.1%
-0.1%
Jun 2014
-0.1%
0.1%
May 2014
0.1%
-0.3%

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