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Chinese Food Prices Rise Slightly

07 January 2015

CHINA - Chinese farm produce prices rose slightly last week according to a survey of 36 large and medium sized cities by the Ministry of Commerce.

The prices of aquatic products rose slightly, up 0.4 per cent compared to the previous week with the prices of little yellow croaker, small hairtail and big hairtail up 1.5 per cent, 1.2 per cent and 1.2 per cent respectively.

The average wholesale price of 18 vegetables was up 1.2 per cent compared with the previous week, with white gourd, rape and green pepper up eight per cent, 7.2 per cent and seven per cent month on month respectively.

The price of grain remained stable, with the prices of rice and flour the same as the previous week.

The price of meat fluctuated, with the price of pork down 0.7 per cent, while the price of mutton and beef were up 0.4 per cent and 0.2 per cent respectively.

The price of edible oil went down, with the price of soybean oil, rape seed oil and peanut oil down 0.3 per cent, 0.2 per cent and 0.1 per cent respectively compared to the previous week.

The price of poultry and eggs fell, with the price of chicken and eggs down 1.3 per cent and 0.6 per cent respectively compared to the previous week.

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