Scratching beneath the surface: The story behind moderate inflation


Social and Economic Mobility | 2018-07-02 Sing Tao Next Prev

Hong Kong’s mild inflation rates in recent years do not equally reflect a modest increase in prices of some products or services. While comparing changes in the Composite Consumer Price Index (Composite CPI) between 1997 and 2017, simulated cases are used to demonstrate the impact of price changes on different people.

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.

Key points in English are listed on the right for reference.