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China's Factory-Gate Prices Sink for Record 46th Month

And, on Jan. 11, the selloff continued. Here's a headline and sub-headline from The Guardian:

China shares fall another 5%...

Shanghai stocks slide again despite Beijing's claims that its financial system is 'largely stable and healthy'

In addition, the evidence points to a continued economic weakness in China. For example, in December, the nation's producer price index declined for a record 46th month.

Bloomberg (Jan. 9) provides more details:

The outlook for growth, already at the slowest pace in a quarter century, has been dimmed by falling shares and slowing exports, which declined 6.8 percent in November from a year earlier. The official purchasing managers index signaled weakness for a fifth straight month in December, keeping the manufacturing gauge near a three-year low....
"As deflationary pressure continues to build up, further monetary policy easing is needed," [wrote] Liu Ligang, head of greater China economics at Australia & New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. in Hong Kong....
"Soft domestic demand and depressed global commodity prices suggest that the risk of deflation looms large," Liu said....
"The inflation profile remains soft," said Zhou Hao, an economist at Commerzbank AG in Singapore. "Continuous PPI deflation suggests that Chinese companies will have to reduce their debt as further expansion in many industries will only lead to more loss."

You can read the entire article by following the link below:

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2016-01-09/china-s-factory-gate-deflation-extends-record-stretch