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China Inflation

Chinese Economy Grew At Slowest Pace In Two Years

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 03.18.2012 | Business

BEIJING — China appears on track to avoid an abrupt economic slowdown with possible global repercussions after growth eased to a still robust 8....

China Vows To Tackle Job Creation In The Face Of A Slowing Economy

Posted 12.23.2011 | Business

(CHRIS BUCKLEY, Reuters) - China will make job creation a more urgent priority in the face of slowed economic growth and weakened exports, Premie...

Chinese Inflation Rises To Highest Level In Over Three Years

AP | By JOE McDONALD | Posted 10.09.2011 | Business

BEIJING -- China's inflation rose to a 37-month high in July, adding to pressure on Chinese leaders to cool living costs while keeping economic growth...

Companies Moving Jobs To U.S. From China To Avoid Inflation

Posted 08.28.2011 | Business

MILWAUKEE (Scott Malone) - On a recent morning at Master Lock's 90-year-old factory in Milwaukee, a cluster of machinery was whirring, every 2 sec...

China Food Costs Push Inflation To Three-Year High

AP | By ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 08.14.2011 | Home

SHANGHAI -- China's inflation rose to its highest level in nearly three years in May, thanks largely to stubbornly high food prices, adding to economi...

How China's Growing Middle Class Is Raising Food Prices

AP | ALEXA OLESEN | Posted 07.11.2011 | Business

BEIJING — Hunger was such a constant companion in Yao Qizhong's childhood that even now, at age 40, he'll stoop down to salvage a single clove o...

Chinese Shoppers Stung By Higher Prices

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BEIJING — Spiraling prices have made the grocery store a scary place for Chu Yun, a 27-year-old office clerk. "Prices for everything are going up...

China Takes Another Step To Curb Bank Lending

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BEIJING — China ordered its banks to increase their reserves in a move to curb surging lending as financial markets watched for a widely anticip...

China Raises Interest Rates Again To Cool Inflation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

China raised interest rates on Tuesday, its second increase in just over six weeks, intensifying a battle against stubbornly high inflation that thre...

China Takes Another Big Step To Fight Inflation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

(By Kevin Yao and Koh Gui Qing) BEIJING: China's central bank raised lenders' required reserves on Friday for the fourth time in just over two months,...

China's Christmas Day Surprise: Higher Interest Rates To Battle Inflation

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BEIJING: China's central bank took aim at inflation once again on Monday by saying it will control lending and money growth in the world's second-big...

China Exporting Inflation: Political Spin or Economic Reality?

Eben Esterhuizen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Eben Esterhuizen

China has been a convenient scapegoat for politicians lately, and now China, with its crawling peg to the weak dollar, is being blamed for exporting inflation. Is this political spin, or is there a real danger of importing higher inflation from China?

China's Inflation Hits American Price Tags

New York Times | David Barboza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

China's latest export is inflation. After falling for years, prices of Chinese goods sold in the United States have risen for the last eight months. ...