Inflation in China rose in November as food prices increased, Bloomberg reported. Consumer prices are up 1.9% from a year earlier, according to figures released on Monday by the National Bureau of Statistics. It's the biggest gain since March 2005. Inflation has not gone above 2% since March 2005 regardless of fast economic growth, which this year was the highest in a decade. Food prices went up 3.7%, following a 2.2% increase in October. Non-food inflation remained unchanged at 1%. Consumer prices rose 1.3% for the first 11 months of the year from the same period in 2005.