Cost of food in China increased 2.50 percent in December of 2018 over the same month in the previous year. Food Inflation in China averaged 5.75 percent from 1993 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 40.20 percent in October of 1994 and a record low of -5.50 percent in April of 1999.
Food Inflation in China is expected to be 2.20 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Food Inflation in China to stand at 2.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the China Food Inflation is projected to trend around 2.10 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.