China’s consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, rose 2.9 percent year-on-year in February, according to data released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) Friday.
The increase was up 1.5 percent for January, the NBS said.
And the producer price index (PPI) in February was up 3.7 percent year-on-year. It measured costs for goods at the factories.
PPI for January was down 4.3 percent, the bureau said.