Zhou Xiaochuan, the governor of the People's Bank of China, has responded to a surge in inflation by pledging to curb price rises and excess liquidity.
The October CPI, published on Tuesday, showed inflation had risen back to its August high of 6.5%, an 11-year peak, after falling slightly, to 6.2%, in September. Data published earlier this week also revealed the trade surplus hit a record high of $27 bn last month.
Zhou said on Wednesday: "We must make full use of price tools and stabilise i
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