Prices of Edible Agricultural Products Rallied Slightly and Prices of Means of Production Rose More or Less Last Week
Date: 2019-3-15

Prices of Edible Agricultural Products Rallied Slightly and Prices of Means of Production Rose More or Less Last Week

According to the watchdog of MOFCOM, last week (March 4-10), the market prices of the edible agricultural products in the whole country rose by 0.3% over the previous week and those of the means of production rose by 0.1% in the previous week.


In the market of the edible agricultural products: the average wholesale price of 30 kinds of vegetables was 5 yuan per kilogram, up 0.2% over the previous week, with the prices of cauliflower, lettuce, and eggplant increasing the most by 9.1%, 9% and 6.4% respectively. The wholesale price of meat increased in general. Among these, the price of pork was 19.01 yuan per kilogram over the previous week, up 2.3% over the previous week; the prices of beef and mutton were 56.91 yuan and 55.67 yuan per kilogram, down 0.1% and 0.3% respectively. The wholesale price of edible oil increased slightly, with the prices of rapeseed oil and soybean oil up 0.4% and 0.1% respectively over the previous week and that of peanut oil down 0.1%. The wholesale price of cereals remained stable, with the prices of rice and flour remaining the same as last week. The wholesale price of poultry continued to drop. Among these, the prices of eggs and chicken were 7.99 and 16.21 yuan per kilogram, down 2.1% and 0.1% respectively over the previous week. The wholesale price of aquatic products continued to decrease. Among these, the prices of chub, large hairtail, and crucian dropped the most by 1.7%, 1.5% and 0.7% respectively over the previous week.

In the market of production means, the price of steel rose by 0.5% over the previous week. Among these, the prices of high-speed wire rod, screw-thread steel, and welded steel pipe were 4119 yuan, 4063 yuan, and 4233 yuan per ton respectively, up 0.6%, 0.6% and 0.4% respectively. The price of non-ferrous metal increased by 0.1%, with the prices of zinc and aluminum up 0.6% and 0.3% and that of copper down 0.2%. The price of coal rose by 0.1%, among which the prices of coking coal and steam coal were 786 yuan and 602 yuan per ton, up 0.3% and 0.2% respectively and that of blind coal was 883 yuan per ton, down 0.3%. The price of chemical fertilizer rose by 0.1%, with that of urea up 0.1% and that of NPK down 0.1%. The price of rubber remained stable, with the price of natural rubber up 0.2% and that of synthetic rubber down 0.2%. The price of basic chemical raw materials dropped by 0.1%, with the prices of sodium carbonate, sulphuric acid and polypropylene down 1%, 0.9% and 0.5% respectively and that of methyl alcohol up 3%.

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