China's producer price index increased by 0.4 percent year-on-year in March 2019, accelerating from a 0.1 percent gin in February and in line with market estimates. It marked the highest producer inflation in three months amid a rebound in prices of means of production (0.3 pct vs -0.1 pct in February), with cost of processing (0.4 pct vs 0.3 pct) and extraction (4.2 pct vs 1.8 pct) increasing faster, while cost of raw materials fell much less (-0.6 pct vs -1.5 pct). In addition, consumer goods inflation edged up to 0.5 percent from 0.4 percent, of which daily use goods (0.3 pct vs 0.2 pct); food production (1.2 pct vs 0.8 pct), and clothing (1.7 pct vs 1.6 pct), while prices fell further for durable goods (-0.7 pct vs -0.6 pct). On a monthly basis, producer prices went up 0.1 percent in March, after a 0.1 percent drop in February, marking the first monthly rise in five months. Considering January to March, producer prices rose 0.2 percent compared to the same period 2018. 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
2019-01-10 01:30 AM PPI YoY 0.9% 2.7% 1.6% 3.5%
2019-02-15 01:30 AM PPI YoY 0.1% 0.9% 0.2% 0.6%
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 0.4% 0.7%
2019-06-12 01:30 AM PPI YoY 0.6%
2019-07-10 01:30 AM PPI YoY 0.5%


China Prices Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Inflation Rate 2.30 1.50 28.40 -2.20 percent [+]
Inflation Rate Mom -0.40 1.00 2.60 -1.80 percent [+]
Consumer Price Index CPI 102.30 101.50 128.40 97.80 Index Points [+]
Core Consumer Prices 101.80 101.80 102.50 98.40 Index Points [+]
Core Inflation Rate 1.80 1.80 2.50 -1.60 percent [+]
GDP Deflator 656.41 630.75 656.41 100.78 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices 100.40 100.10 113.47 91.80 Index Points [+]
Producer Prices Change 0.40 0.10 13.47 -8.20 percent [+]
Export Prices 109.60 103.20 111.90 90.70 Index Points [+]
Import Prices 105.00 103.80 122.70 79.60 Index Points [+]
Food Inflation 4.10 0.70 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 April of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
0.40 0.10 13.47 -8.20 1995 - 2019 percent Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina 68.30 Jan/19
Australia 2.00 Dec/18
Brazil 10.30 Mar/19
Canada 1.20 Feb/19
China 0.40 Mar/19
Euro Area 3.00 Feb/19
France 2.10 Feb/19
Germany 2.40 Mar/19
India 3.18 Mar/19
Indonesia 3.19 Jan/19
Italy 3.10 Feb/19
Japan 1.30 Mar/19
Mexico 4.52 Feb/19
Netherlands 2.23 Feb/19
Russia 10.90 Mar/19
Saudi Arabia -0.40 Feb/19
Singapore 0.60 Feb/19
South Africa 4.70 Feb/19
South Korea 0.10 Mar/19
Spain 1.90 Feb/19
Switzerland -0.20 Mar/19
Turkey 29.64 Mar/19
United Kingdom 2.40 Mar/19
United States 2.20 Mar/19


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