China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, rose 2.5 percent year on year in October, unchanged from that in September, data showed Friday.
China's producer price index (PPI), which measures costs for goods at the factory gate, rose 3.3 percent year on year in October, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said Friday.
The growth rate has dropped for four consecutive months.
NBS statistician Sheng Guoqing said the carryover effect contributed 1.2 percentage points to the PPI growth, while new factors contributed 2.1 percentage points. >>>