Prices of Edible Agricultural Products and Means of Production Get Slower Increase and Prices of Production Means Continue to Rise up
Prices of Edible Agricultural Products and Means of Production Get Slower Increase and Prices of Production Means Continue to Rise up
Date: 2017-11-6

Prices of Edible Agricultural Products and Means of Production Get Slower Increase and Prices of Production Means Continue to Rise up

 

According to the watchdog of MOFCOM, last week (October 23-29), the national market price index of edible agricultural products increased by 0.1%, 0.3 percentage points lower than that of last week and that of the means of production increased by 0.5% over the previous week.

In the market of edible agricultural products: the average wholesale price of 30 kinds of vegetables was 4.09 yuan per kilogram, up 1.2% over the previous week, with the prices of bitter gourd, eggplant and green pepper up 10.7%, 7.5% and 7.4% respectively. The wholesale price of poultry rose up in general. Among these, the prices of eggs and chicken were 8.42 yuan and 15.62 yuan per kilogram respectively, up 0.5% and 0.1% respectively, and the price of duck was 17.36 yuan per kilogram, down 0.2%. The average wholesale price of aquatic products increased by 0.1%, with the prices of silver carp, grass carp and small hairtail up 0.9%, 0.8% and 0.6% respectively. The wholesale price of edible oil remained stable, with the price of soybean oil staying the same as in the previous week, that of the rapeseed down 0.1% and that of peanut oil up 0.1%. The wholesale prices of grain and food fluctuated slightly, with the price of rice down 0.2% and that of the flour up 0.3%. The wholesale price of meat saw ups and downs. Among these, the prices of pork and beef were 21.33 yuan and 50.86 yuan per kilogram respectively, with an average decrease of 0.1% and the price of mutton was 46.92 yuan per kilogram, up 0.3%.

In the market of production means, the price of basic chemical raw materials increased by 2.4%, with the prices of caustic soda and sulphuric acid and up 3.7% and 0.5% respectively, that of the sodium carbonate down 0.1% and that of methyl alcohol staying stable. The price of rubber increased by 1.3%, with the prices of synthetic rubber and natural rubber up 2.6% and 0.3% respectively. The price of non-ferrous metal increased by 0.5%, with the prices of nickel, aluminum, zinc, tin and copper up 1.8%, 1%, 0.7%, 0.6% and 0.3% respectively and that of the lead down 2%. The price of coal increased by 0.4% over the previous week. Among these, the prices of steam coal, coking coal and blind coal were 596 yuan, 737 yuan and 851 yuan per ton respectively, up 0.5%, 0.3% and 0.1% respectively. The price of chemical fertilizer increased by 0.4%, with those of urea, DAP and NPK up 0.6%, 0.3% and 0.3% respectively, and that of the KCL the same as in the previous week. The price of steel increased by 0.2%, and the prices of welded steel pipe, high-speed wire rod, equal-leg angle and screw-thread steel were 4370, 4167, 4260 and 4009 yuan per ton, up 0.7%, 0.4%, 0.3% and 0.1% respectively. 

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