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China’s CPI falls 0.2% in October


China’s consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, fell by 0.2 percent year on year in October, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Thursday.

On a monthly basis, the CPI dipped 0.1 percent from the previous month, according to the NBS.

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The core CPI, deducting food and energy prices, went up 0.6 percent year on year last month, with the pace of increase moderating slightly compared with September.

The average CPI from January to October increased 0.4 percent year on year.

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