Rise of Prices of Edible Agricultural Products Decreases and Prices of Means of Production Rebound Slightly
Date: 2019-7-5

Rise of Prices of Edible Agricultural Products Decreases and Prices of Means of Production Rebound Slightly

According to the watchdog of MOFCOM, last week (June 24-30), the national market price index of the edible agricultural products increased by 0.3% with its rise decreasing by 0.4 percentage points than that of the previous week, and that of the means of production increased by 0.1% over the previous week.

 
In the market of edible agricultural products: the wholesale prices of meat decreased in general. Among these, the price of pork was 23.12 yuan per kilogram with the rise down 3.3 percentage points than that of the last week, and hose of beef and mutton were 56.85 yuan and 56.28 yuan per kilogram respectively, up 0.1% and 0.3% respectively. The average wholesale price of 30 kinds of vegetables was 4.13 yuan per kilogram, down 3.7% over the beginning of June, with the prices of cucumber, pumpkin and long bean decreasing the most by 3.3%, 9.3% and 13.8% respectively than those at the beginning of June. The wholesale prices of edible oil increased slightly, with the prices of soybean oil and peanut oil both up 0.1%, and that of rapeseed oil staying unchanged. The wholesale prices of grain and food remained stable, with those of flour and rice staying unchanged. The average wholesale price of 6 kinds of fruit was 8.91 yuan per kilogram, down 0.2% over the previous week. Among these, the prices of watermelon, grapes, citrus, bananas decreased by 5.6%, 2.7%, 1.9% and 0.5% respectively, and those of pear and apple increased by 3.5% and 2.8% respectively. The average wholesale price of aquatic products decreased slightly, with the prices of grass carp, crucian and big hairtail decreasing by 1.7%, 1% and 0.1% respectively. The wholesale prices of poultry decreased slightly. Among these, the prices of eggs and chicken were 8.74 yuan and 16.26 yuan per kilogram, down 1% and 0.9% over the previous month.
 
In the market of production means, the price of steel increased slightly, and the prices of high-speed wire rod, screw-thread steel, and hot-rolled strip steel were 4195 yuan, 4106 yuan and 4146 yuan per ton respectively, up 0.8%, 0.8% and 0.7% respectively. The price of non-ferrous metal increased slightly, with the prices of copper and zinc up 0.5% and 0.1% respectively and that of aluminum staying unchanged. The price of chemical fertilizer fluctuated slightly, and the price of NPK decreased by 0.1% and that of urea kept unchanged. The price of basic chemical raw materials fluctuated slightly, with the prices of methyl alcohol and sodium carbonate down 1.5% and 1% respectively, that of polypropylene up 0.6%, and that of sulphuric acid staying unchanged. The price of coal continued to decrease, among which the prices of coking coal, blind coal and steam coal were 776 yuan, 909 yuan and 588 yuan per ton respectively, down 0.3%, 0.2% and 0.2% respectively. The price of rubber decreased slightly, and the prices of synthetic rubber and natural rubber decreased by 0.8% and 0.2%. 
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