China's consumer price index (CPI) ticked up 0.2% month on month in September, with the growth easing 0.2 percentage point compared with August, showed the latest data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
The September CPI rose 1.7% year on year, also slowing down from a 2.4% growth in August.
China's producer price index (PPI) edged up 0.1% from the month prior in September, with the growth narrowing by 0.2 percentage point from August. In particular, prices of coal mining and washing industries reversed the fall trend and ticked up 0.3% on a monthly basis.
On a yearly basis, PPI slid 2.1% in September, and the reduction expanded 0.1 percentage point from a month ago. Price decline narrowed 0.5 percentage point in coal mining and washing industries to a 7.5% drop year on year.
(Writing by Shengnan Liu Editing by Tammy Yang)
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