A vendor waits for customers inside his stationery stall in Shenyang

 
A vendor waits for customers inside his stationery stall in Shenyang
A vendor waits for customers inside his stationery stall in Shenyang September 9, 2012. China's annual rate of consumer inflation ticked up t o 2.0 percent in August from July's 30-month low of 1.8 percent, official data showed on Sunday, suggesting that room to ease monetary policy to shore up growth may be narrowing. REUTERS/Stringer