China: December inflation rises to 2.5% y/y, 7-month high

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FXstreet.com (San Francisco) - According to the National Bureau of Statistics of China, the nation's Consumer Price Index ( CPI ) figures came in better than expected at a 7-month high of 2.5% y/y (exp: 2.3%) in the year to December 2012 from a rise of 2.0% last month; and 0.8% m/m, modestly higher than the 0.5% expected. The Producer Price Index (PPI) y/y exceeded the consensus forecast of -1.8% and registered -1.9% this month from -2.2% last month. China's yuan has risen to 19-year highs after release of this data.



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