China inflation data for January is due at 0130GMT on Friday 15 February 2019

  • CPI expected 1.9%, prior 1.9%
  • PPI 0.3% expected, prior 0.9%


  • expected to have held steady, food price pick up in January to have picked up only slightly
  • energy prices domestically fell
  • housing inflation is continuing downward
  • if there is a boost it'll be from related to services on approach to LNY


  • expected to show a big drop from previous, upstream industrial goods pricing down
  • slower PPI weighs on profits at China producers