Experts called on Monday for macroeconomic policy moves to help stabilize market expectations and alleviate businesses' burdens in order to help them cope with any possible shocks brought by the rising prices of raw materials and weakening domestic demand.
China's full-year inflation is likely to stay generally under control in 2022 with the government's effective measures to ensure stable supplies and prices of bulk commodities, experts said.
China's consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, rose 0.9 percent year on year in January, down from the 1.5-percent increase a month ago, the National Bureau of Statistics said Wednesday.
Looking into 2022, China has a solid foundation for stable prices, after prices remained within an appropriate range throughout 2021, experts said.
For the full year of 2021, China's CPI stood well below the annual target by gaining 0.9 percent, 1.6 percentage points lower than the previous year, official data showed.