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     BEIJING (MNI) - Data released Saturday by the National Bureau of Statistics
on China's Consumer Price Index (CPI) and Producer Price Index (PPI):
                         CPI           PPI
------------------------------------------
November                 1.7           5.8
Forecast Median          1.8           5.8
Previous                 1.9           6.9
     All figures year-over-year % change unless otherwise indicated
     FACTORS:
                             Nov          Oct
---------------------------------------------
CPI m/m                      0.0         +0.1
Food price y/y              -1.1         -0.4
Non-food price y/y          +2.5         +2.4
PPI m/m                     +0.5         +0.7
     CONSUMER PRICE INDEX
     China's Consumer Price Index decelerated to 1.7% year-on-year in November
from the 1.9% rise in October. The November result was below the MNI survey
median forecast for a 1.8% rise.
     Food prices fell 1.1% y/y in November, the tenth decline in a row,
following a 0.4% y/y drop in October. 
     Non-food prices rose 2.5% year-on-year in November, accelerating from the
2.4% rate posted in October. 
     The CPI was flat m/m last month after a 0.1% gain in October. CPI had
posted m/m rises every month from June to October.  
     PRODUCER PRICE INDEX
     China's Producer Price Index rose 5.8% year-on-year in November, matching
the MNI survey median forecast and much lower than October's rate at 6.9%.
November marks the 15th consecutive month that the PPI rate has been positive
since it exited negative territory in September 2016.
     On a month-over-month basis, the PPI rose 0.5% in November compared to a
0.7% gain the month before. November PPI rose m/m for the fifth consecutive
month. 
--MNI BEIJING Bureau; +1 202-371-2121; email: john.carter@mni-news.com
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