China's poultry prices increased 29.3% year-on-year, contributing 1.89 percentage points to the rise in the country's consumer price index for August, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.

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Egg prices rose 16.3%, contributing 0.14 percentage points to the CPI. Overall, China's CPI grew 6.2% year-on-year in August, a slight decrease from July's 6.5% increase, according to the NBS.