A vegetable vendor, left, collects money from a customer at a market in Beijing Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. China's inflation spiked to a six-month high in December after a freezing winter p

 

              A vegetable vendor, left, collects money from a customer at a market in Beijing Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. China
A vegetable vendor, left, collects money from a customer at a market in Beijing Friday, Jan. 11, 2013. China's inflation spiked to a six-month high in December after a freezing winter pushed up vegetable prices, possibly complicating efforts to sustain a shaky economic recovery, the National Bureau of Statistics reported Friday. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)