In June 2022, China’s Consumer Price Index (CPI) went up by 2.5 percent year on year.
Specifically, the price went up by 2.5 percent in urban areas and 2.6 percent in rural areas.
Food prices rose by 2.9 percent while non-food prices rose by 2.5 percent; consumer goods prices rose by 3.5 percent and service prices rose by 1.0 percent. From January to June, on average, the national consumer price in China rose by 1.7 percent over the same period last year.
Grouped by commodity categories:
- Food, tobacco and alcohol went up by 2.5 percent; fresh fruit up 29%
- Clothing up by 0.6 percent;
- Housing up by 0.8 percent;
- Articles and services for daily use up by 1.5 percent;
- Transportation and communication up by 8.5 percent;
- Education, culture and recreation up by 2.1 percent;