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China's factory gate deflation eases as economy recovers

Jul 09, 2020 - 5:30 PM

China is working to bounce back from a historic economic contraction in the 1st quarter of 2020, but it faces a threat from weakening global demand

MANUFACTURING. Employees work on a battery production line at a factory in Huaibei in China's eastern Anhui province on March 30, 2020. Photo by AFP

China's factory goods prices slump on virus shock

Jun 10, 2020 - 10:40 PM

With slumping demand across many of China's key trading partners, companies are forced to charge less for their products

This photo taken on June 9, 2020 shows an employee working at a factory in Haian in China's eastern Jiangsu province. - China's factory-gate prices remained at four-year lows in May, official data showed on June 10, as the demand shock from the coronavirus continued to take a toll on the world's second-largest economy. (Photo by STR / AFP) / China OUT

China factory prices plunge as virus hammers demand

May 12, 2020 - 3:35 PM

China's producer price index – which reflects what factories charge wholesalers – drops in April 2020

Employees work on a truck production line at a factory in Zhangjiakou in China's northern Hebei province on May 12, 2020. - China's factory-gate prices fell to a four-year low, official data showed on May 12, with firms suffering from the economic devastation unleashed by the coronavirus on the global economy. (Photo by STR / AFP) / China OUT