In July 2021, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose by 1.0 percent year on year. Among them, the prices in urban and rural areas rose by 1.2 and 0.4 percent; the prices of food stuff fell by 3.7 percent, that of nonfood stuff rose by 2.1 percent; the prices of consumer goods and services rose by 0.6 and 1.6 percent. In the first seven months, China's consumer prices increased by 0.6 percent compared with the same period last year.
In July, the national consumer price rose by 0.3 percent month on month. Among them, 0.3 percent in urban areas and 0.2 percent in rural areas; food prices fell by 0.4 percent and non-food prices rose by 0.5 percent; consumer goods prices rose by 0.1 percent and service prices rose by 0.6 percent.