Analysts at JPMorgan Chase expect two hikes of interest rates and the deposit requirements respectively, and revaluation of the yuan this year.
The consumer price index in January rose 4.9 percent as food weighting was cut; PPI grew 6.6 percent year-on-year.
China has ordered some small- and medium-sized banks to deposit more reserve at the central bank to rein in inflation and control excessive lending.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on Monday urged Brazilian officials to put pressure on China to allow the yuan to appreciate during his visit in Sao Paulo.
The one-year lending rate and deposit rate will be 6.06 percent and 3.0 percent respectively, effective on Feb. 9.
CICC predicted China’s January CPI to rise 5.5 percent while the new round of property regulation is on the right track to defuel housing bubbles and sustain economic growth.
The reduction of trade surplus by expanding general exports would bring negative effect on domestic companies and cut jobs.
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