Prices of Edible Agricultural Products and Means of Production Continue to Decrease and Prices of Production Means Increase Slightly
Prices of Edible Agricultural Products and Means of Production Continue to Decrease and Prices of Production Means Increase Slightly
Date: 2017-11-29

Prices of Edible Agricultural Products and Means of Production Continue to Decrease and Prices of Production Means Increase Slightly

 

According to the watchdog of MOFCOM, last week (November 6-12), the national market price index of edible agricultural products decreased by 0.3% and that of the means of production increased by 0.4% over the previous week.

In the market of edible agricultural products: the average wholesale price of 30 kinds of vegetables was 3.93 yuan per kilogram, down 2.5% over the previous week, with the prices of celery, rape and spinach down 7.5%, 6.9% and 6.6% respectively. The wholesale price of meat fluctuated slightly. Among these, the prices of pork and beef were 21.19 yuan and 50.91 yuan per kilogram respectively, down 0.5% and 0.1% respectively, and that of the mutton was 47.02 yuan per kilogram, up 0.2%. The wholesale prices of grain and food fluctuated slightly, with that of flour down 0.3% and that of the rice up 0.2%. The wholesale price of edible oil remained stable in general, with the price of soybean oil the same as that in the previous week and those of the rapeseed oil and peanut oil both up 0.1%. The average wholesale price of aquatic products increased by 0.2%, with the prices of grass carp, crucian and carp up 1.3%, 0.3% and 0.2% respectively. The wholesale price of poultry rose at different degree. Among these, the price of eggs was 8.56 yuan per kilogram, up 0.7%, and those of the duck and chicken were 17.31 yuan and 15.74 yuan per kilogram respectively, up 0.2% and 0.1% respectively.

In the market of production means, the price of basic chemical raw materials increased by 1.7%, with the prices of caustic soda, sodium carbonate, sulphuric acid and methyl alcohol up 2.6%, 2.5%, 1% and 0.9% respectively. The price of rubber increased by 1.1%, and the prices of synthetic rubber and natural rubber rose by 1.2% and 1% respectively. The price of steel increased by 0.5%, and the prices of screw-thread steel, high-speed wire rod, U-steel and common round sheet were 4040 yuan, 4186 yuan, 4253 yuan and 4150 yuan per ton, up 0.8%, 0.7%, 0.4% and 0.3% respectively. The price of chemical fertilizer increased by 0.4%, with the prices of DAP, urea, KCL and NPK up 0.5%, 0.4%, 0.2% and 0.2% respectively. The price of coal increased by 0.2%, the prices of coking coal and steam coal were 735 yuan and 596 yuan per ton respectively, up 0.6% and 0.2% respectively, and that of the blind coal was 850 yuan per ton, the same as that in the previous week. The price of non-ferrous metal decreased by 1.5%, with the prices of aluminum, zinc, copper and tin down 3.1%, 1.2%, 1.1% and 1% respectively and those of nickel and lead up 0.7% and 0.6% respectively. 

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