Prices of Edible Agricultural Products and Means of Production Pick up Slightly
Prices of Edible Agricultural Products and Means of Production Pick up Slightly
Date: 2017-9-30

Prices of Edible Agricultural Products and Means of Production Pick up Slightly

According to the watchdog of the MOFCOM,last week(September 11-17), the national market price index of both the edible agricultural products and the means of production decreased by 0.4% and 0.1% respectively over the previous week.

In the market of edible agricultural products: the average price of 30 kinds of vegetables decreased by 2% over the previous week, with the prices of cucumber, spinach and zucchini down 13.8%, 10.5% and 9.4% respectively. The average price of aquatic products decreased by 0.7%, with the prices of large yellow croaker, crucian and grass carp down 2.2%, 2.2% and 1.4% respectively. The prices of grain and food remained stable, with the price of flour the same as in the previous week and that of rice up 0.2%. The price of edible oil fluctuated slightly, with the prices of soybean oil and rapeseed up 0.3% and 0.1% respectively and that of peanut oil down 0.3%. The price of meat went up at different degrees, with those of pork, beef and mutton up 0.3%, 0.2% and 0.6% respectively. The price of poultry increased slightly, with the prices of duck, chicken and eggs up 0.8%, 0.6% and 0.4% respectively.

In the market of production means, the price of non-ferrous metal decreased by 1.5%, with the prices of nickel, copper and zinc down 5%, 3.5% and 1.2% respectively, and that of lead, aluminum and tin up 2.8%, 0.4% and 0.3% respectively. The price of rubber decreased by 0.9%; that of natural rubber fell by 1.7% and that of synthetic rubber rose by 0.1%. . The price of steel increased by 0.1%, with the prices of seamless steel pipe, channel steel and common round steel up 0.9%, 0.4% and 0.3% respectively, and that of screw-thread steel down 0.3%. The price of basic chemical raw materials increased by 0.1%, with the prices of sodium carbonate and methyl alcohol up 2.5% and 0.6% respectively and those of caustic soda, sulphuric acid and pure benzene down 0.8%, 0.5% and 0.2% respectively. The price of chemical fertilizer increased by 0.2%, with those of urea and KCL up 0.3% and 0.1% respectively and those of DAP and NPK the same as in the previous week. The price of coal increased by 0.3%, with those of coking coal, blind coal and steam coal up 0.8%, 0.2% and 0.2% respectively.

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