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Economists see relief for Beijing’s policy makers in the slight rise of industrial prices after four years of deflation

1 week ago
Sky Canaves
hina’s producer-price index was up 0.1 percent in September from a year earlier, marking the first increase in 54 months and offering hope for industrial profitability.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.