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15 Sep 2014 | 05:04 PM

China's economy showed new signs of sluggish domestic demand, as August consumer inflation unexpectedly fell to a four-month low and some economists warned of the potential for deflationary pressure if pricing weakens further. China's consumer-price index climbed 2% in August from a year earlier, slower than a 2.3% year-to-year rise in July, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed.

 China's producer price index (PPI), which measures inflation at wholesale level, dropped 1.2 percent year on year in August, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) said.