Liaoning sees slight CPI rise in August

Updated: 2018-09-12

Liaoning's consumer price index (CPI) continued to grow during the first seven months of this year. Growth in August saw a slight rise compared to the previous month, at 0.6 percentage points. Compared to August 2017, the figure represents a year-on-year rise of 3.4 percent, according to the National Bureau of Statistics on Sept 11.

Factors behind the increase include rising grocery bills, with vegetable prices climbing 29.7 percent on the previous month. Pork and eggs also saw smaller price rises, with each contributing to the CPI figure.

Furthermore, the producer price index (PPI) increased by 0.2 percent from the previous month ––the same increase as the month before.