China: Food prices

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 China

Food price index, world average = 100

 Latest value 116.157
 Year 2017
 Measure index points
 Data availability 2017 - 2017
 Average 116.157
 Min - Max 116.157 - 116.157
 Source World Bank International Comparison Program
The index measures how expensive China is relative to other countries in terms of food prices. Higher values mean more expensive food prices. The index is from the latest edition of the International Comparison Program of the World Bank from 2017. The program publishes new data every seven years. The food price information for China and other countries remains valid for several years as the relative international price levels change slowly over time. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time. The value of that indicator for 2017 is 116.157 index points.
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Definition: Broad based food price index. The world average food price level is set at 100. Higher values for a country indicate more expensive food prices relative to the world and other countries.


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 Cost of living 87.94 2017 index points
 Food prices 116.157 2017 index points
 Fruit prices 143.34 2017 index points
 Vegetable prices 100.55 2017 index points
 Bread and cereal prices 121.62 2017 index points
 Milk, cheese, and eggs prices 149.34 2017 index points
 Meat prices 98.55 2017 index points
 Fish and seafood prices 116.05 2017 index points
 Alcohol beverage prices 151.73 2017 index points
 Clothing and footwear prices 145.88 2017 index points
 Housing and utilities prices 72.189 2017 index points
 Furniture and household maintenance prices 111.24 2017 index points
 Healthcare prices 61.64 2017 index points
 Transport prices 77.90 2017 index points
 Hotel and restaurant prices 75.24 2017 index points
 Vehicle prices 84.95 2017 index points
 Communication prices 88.92 2017 index points
 Recreation and culture prices 69.23 2017 index points
 Education prices 117.38 2017 index points
 Machinery and equipment prices 125.41 2017 index points
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