Prices of Edible Agricultural Products Increased Slightly and Prices of Means of Production Were Stable Last Week
Date: 2019-4-10

Prices of Edible Agricultural Products Increased Slightly and Prices of Means of Production Were Stable Last Week

According to the watchdog of MOFCOM, last week (April 1-7), the market prices of the edible agricultural products in the whole country rose by 0.5% over the previous week and those of the means of production remained the same as those of the previous week.

 
In the market of the edible agricultural products, the wholesale price of meat increased differently. Among these, the prices of pork, beef and mutton were 21.03 yuan, 56.82 yuan and 55.12 yuan per kilogram respectively, up 1%, 0.1% and 0.3% respectively over the previous week. The average wholesale price of 30 kinds of vegetables was 5.17 yuan per kilogram, up 0.6% over the previous week, with the prices of winter melon, pumpkin and Chinese cabbage increasing the most by 19.6%, 11.8% and 8.2% respectively. The wholesale price of poultry increased slightly. Among these, the prices of eggs and chicken were 8.26 and 16.35 yuan per kilogram, up 0.5% and 0.2% respectively over the previous week. The wholesale price of edible oil fluctuated slightly, with the prices of rapeseed oil and peanut oil up 0.4% and 0.2% respectively over the previous week and that of soybean oil down 0.3%. The wholesale price of cereals remained stable, with the prices of rice and flour up staying the same as those of last week. The wholesale price of aquatic products dropped slightly. Among these, the prices of chub, large hairtail, and carp decreased the most by 2%, 0.3% and 0.2% respectively over the previous week.
 
In the market of production means, the price of rubber dropped by 0.3%, with the prices of synthetic rubber down 0.5% and 0.1% respectively. The price of non-ferrous metal decreased by 0.2%, with the prices of aluminum and copper down 0.6% and 0.1% respectively and that of zinc up 0.4%. The price of coal dropped by 0.1%, among which the prices of coking coal and blind coal were 773 yuan and 889 yuan per ton, down 0.4% and 0.1% respectively and that of steam coal was 598 yuan per ton, remaining stable. The price of basic chemical raw materials rose by 0.3%, with the prices of sulphuric acid up 1.2% and those of methyl alcohol, sodium carbonate and polypropylene down 0.4%, 0.4% and 0.1%. The price of steel rose by 0.4%. Among these, the prices of high-speed wire rod, screw-thread steel, and common middle plate were 4143 yuan, 4082 yuan, and 4216 yuan per ton respectively, up 0.5%, 0.5% and 0.4% respectively. The price of chemical fertilizer rose by 1%, with the prices of urea and NPK up 1.1% and 0.2% respectively.
 
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