ary. On a monthly basis, headline inflation was 0.8 percent in March, in line with market expectations, while core inflation was 1.2 percent higher, below the average forecast in a Reuters poll of 1.3 percent.
Liu-Erdogan. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (r) told visiting Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong yesterday in Ankara he earnestly expects to attend the Belt and Road forum in May and hopes for deepening all-round cooperation with China. Liu expressed the hope the two countries could strength cooperation. [Xinhua]