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Chinese inflation rises to 2% in November, first CPI rise since August

Published on Dec 9, 2012 11:51 AM

BEIJING (AFP) - China's inflation rate accelerated slightly to 2.0 per cent in November, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Sunday.

It is the first increase in the consumer price index since August.

Inflation stood at 1.7 per cent in October.

The result compares with a median 2.1 per cent forecast for November in a survey of 12 economists by Dow Jones Newswires.

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