Chinese Farm Produce Prices Rise Slightly

CHINA – Chinese farm produce prices rose slightly during the week of 5-11 January, although meat, poultry fish and eggs all saw small falls according to a survey of 36 large and medium sized cities by the Ministry of Commerce.
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The average wholesale price of 18 vegetables was up 1.9 per cent compared to the previous week, with bitter gourd, green pepper and white turnip going up 12.6 per cent, 9.1 per cent and 6.6 per cent week on week respectively.

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

The price of edible oils went down, with soybean oil, rapeseed oil down 0.3 per cent and 0.1 per cent respectively, and peanut oil remaining the same.

The prices of poultry and eggs fell slightly, with the price of chicken down 0.1 per cent week on week and eggs down one per cent.

The average price of aquatic products went down 0.9 per cent week on week, with grass carp, carp and crucian going down 2.3 per cent, 2.1 per cent and 1.1 per cent respectively.

The price of meat declined, with the price of mutton, pork and beef down 0.9 per cent, 0.5 per cent and 0.2 per cent respectively.

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