China inflation drops to 1.8% year-on-year in April: govt

Breaking News May 09, 2014 00:00

BEIJING - China's annual inflation fell sharply to 1.8 per cent in April, official data showed Friday, down from 2.4 per cent in March.

The country's consumer price index -- a main gauge of inflation – increased by 2.2 per cent in the first four months of the year from the same period in 2013, the National Bureau of Statistics said in a statement.


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