China's PPI increases by 0.4 percent in March

Thursday, 11 April 2019 10:03:02 (GMT+3)   |   Shanghai

In March this year, China's producer price index (PPI) increased by 0.4 percent year on year and rose by 0.1 percent month on month, according to data released by China's National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on April 11. Meanwhile, in March Chinese industrial producers' purchase prices were up 0.2 percent year on year and remained stable compared to February.

In March this year, the PPI for capital goods increased by 0.3 percent year on year. Specifically, in March the PPI for the domestic raw material industry was down 0.6 percent, while the index for the processing industry rose by 0.4 percent, both year on year.

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