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

Prices of Edible Agricultural Products and Means of Production Increase Slightly

According to the watchdog of MOFCOM, last week (November 13-19), the national market price index of edible agricultural products increased by 0.1% and that of the means of production increased by 0.5% over the previous week.

In the market of edible agricultural products: the wholesale price of poultry increased at different degree. Among these, the price of eggs was 8.69 yuan per kilogram, up 1.5% over the previous week, and those of the chicken and duck were 15.8 yuan and 17.34 yuan per kilogram respectively, up 0.4% and 0.2% respectively. The wholesale price of meat rose in general. Among these, the prices of mutton and pork were 47.4 yuan and 21.27 yuan per kilogram respectively, up 0.8% and 0.4% respectively and the price of beef was 50.84 yuan per kilogram, down 0.1%. The price of rice increased by 0.4% over the previous week and that of the flour the same as in the previous week. The wholesale price of edible oil increased slightly, with those of peanut oil and soybean oil up 0.3% and 0.1% respectively and that of the rapeseed oil staying the same as in the previous week. The average wholesale price of aquatic products decreased by 0.1%, with the prices of crucian and grass carp down 1.7% and 1% respectively. The average wholesale price of 30 kinds of vegetables was 3.83 yuan per kilogram, down 2.5% over the previous week, with the prices of spinach, asparagus lettuce and zucchini down 12.1%, 6.9% and 5.6% respectively.

In the market of production means, the price of steel increased by 1% over the previous week, and the prices of screw-thread steel, welded-steel tube, common round sheet and high-speed wire rod were 4101 yuan, 4467 yuan, 4197 yuan and 4232 yuan per ton, up 1.5%, 1.2%, 1.1% and 1.1% respectively. The price of chemical fertilizer increased by 0.4%, with that the prices of urea, NPK, KCL and DAP up 0.5%, 0.5%, 0.4% and 0.4% respectively. The price of basic chemical raw materials increased by 0.3%, with the prices of methyl alcohol and sodium carbonate up 1.5% and 1.2% respectively, that of caustic soda down 0.6%, and that of sulphuric acid staying stable. The price of coal decreased by 0.1%. Among these, the prices of steam coal and blind coal were 595 yuan and 848 yuan per ton respectively, both down 0.2% and the price of coking coal was 736 yuan per ton, up 0.1%. The price of rubber decreased by 0.2%, with the price of natural rubber down 0.4% and that of synthetic rubber staying the same as in the previous week. The price of non-ferrous metal decreased by 1.6% over the previous week, with the prices of nickel, lead, zinc, copper and aluminum down 6.9%, 2.3%, 1.8%, 1.4% and 1% respectively and that of tin up 0.5%. 

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