China's producer price index increased by 0.6 percent from a year earlier in May, easing from a 0.9 percent rise in the previous month and matching market expectations. Prices of means of production slowed (0.6 percent vs 0.9 percent), namely processing (0.5 percent vs 0.9 percent), with prices of raw materials falling (-0.6 percent vs flat reading) while cost of extraction went up faster (6.1 percent vs 5.3 percent). On the other hand, consumer goods inflation was steady (at 0.9 percent), as cost of food production (2.2 percent vs 1.9 percent) and daily use goods (0.4 percent vs 0.3 percent) offset a slowdown in cost of clothing (1.5 percent vs 1.7 percent), while prices of durable goods fell at a faster pace (-0.8 percent vs -0.6 percent). On a monthly basis, producer prices rose 0.2 percent in May, following a 0.3 percent gain in April. Producer Prices Change in China averaged 1.29 percent from 1995 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 13.47 percent in July of 1995 and a record low of -8.20 percent in July of 2009.

Producer Prices Change in China is expected to be 0.50 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Producer Prices Change in China to stand at 2.10 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the China Producer Prices Change is projected to trend around 1.30 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2019-03-09 01:30 AM PPI YoY 0.1% 0.1% 0.2% 0.5%
2019-04-11 01:30 AM PPI YoY 0.4% 0.1% 0.4% 0.4%
2019-05-09 01:30 AM PPI YoY 0.9% 0.4% 0.6% 0.7%
2019-06-12 01:30 AM PPI YoY 0.6% 0.9% 0.6% 0.6%
2019-07-10 01:30 AM PPI YoY 0.6% 0.5%
2019-08-09 01:30 AM PPI YoY 0.6%
2019-09-10 01:30 AM PPI YoY 1%


China Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.70 2.50 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom 0.00 0.10 2.60 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 102.70 102.50 128.40 97.80 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 101.60 101.70 102.50 98.40 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.60 1.70 2.50 -1.60 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 656.41 630.75 656.41 100.78 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 100.60 100.90 113.47 91.80 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 0.60 0.90 13.47 -8.20 percent [+]
Export Prices 103.90 102.20 111.90 90.70 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 102.00 102.00 122.70 79.60 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 7.70 6.10 40.20 -5.50 percent [+]


China Producer Prices Change

In China, producer prices change measures the average annual change in price of goods and services sold by manufacturers and producers in the wholesale market during a given period. This page provides the latest reported value for - China Producer Prices Change - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. China Producer Prices Change - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on June of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.60 0.90 13.47 -8.20 1995 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina 66.90 Mar/19
Australia 1.90 Mar/19
Brazil 10.30 Mar/19
Canada 1.80 Apr/19
China 0.60 May/19
Euro Area 2.60 Apr/19
France 2.20 Apr/19
Germany 2.50 Apr/19
India 2.45 May/19
Indonesia 2.08 Mar/19
Italy 2.10 Apr/19
Japan 0.70 May/19
Mexico 4.52 Feb/19
Netherlands 3.17 Apr/19
Russia 10.70 Apr/19
Saudi Arabia 1.10 Apr/19
Singapore 0.40 Apr/19
South Africa 6.50 Apr/19
South Korea 0.60 Apr/19
Spain 2.30 Apr/19
Switzerland -0.80 May/19
Turkey 28.71 May/19
United Kingdom 2.10 Apr/19
United States 1.80 May/19


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