Prices of Edible Agricultural Products Increase Slightly and Prices of Means of Production Decrease Slightly
Date: 2019-8-30

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

According to the watchdog of MOFCOM, last week (August 19-25), the national market price of the edible agricultural products increased by 2.3% over the previous week and that of the means of production decreased by 0.3% over the previous week.

 
In the market of edible agricultural products: the average wholesale price of 30 kinds of vegetables was 4.26 yuan per kilogram, decreasing by 0.5% over the previous week, with the prices of lotus root, pumpkin and long bean decreasing by 7.9%, 4% and 4% respectively. The average wholesale price of 6 kinds of fruits was 7.74 yuan per kilogram, decreasing by 1.7%, with the prices of pear, citrus and watermelon decreasing by 3.7%, 3.1% and 1.6% respectively; those of apple and grape dropped by 1.4% and 1.3% respectively, and that of banana rose by 2%. The wholesale prices of meat increased at different degrees. Among them, the prices of pork, beef and mutton were 31.77 yuan, 60.59 yuan and 59.31 yuan per kilogram respectively, up 8.8%, 1.4% and 0.7% respectively. The wholesale prices of poultry increased slightly. Among them, the price of eggs was 10.48 yuan per kilogram, up 3.3%, and that of chicken was 17.49 yuan per kilogram, up 2%. The wholesale prices of aquatic products dipped slightly, with the prices of chub, carp and crucian down 0.5%, 0.3% and 0.1% respectively. The wholesale price of grain stayed steady in general, with that of flour staying unchanged and that of rice down 0.2%. The wholesale prices of edible oil fluctuated slightly, with those of rapeseed oil and soybean oil up 0.9% and 0.7% respectively, and that of peanut oil down 0.2%.
 
In the market of production means, the price of steel dropped slightly, and the prices of screw-thread steel, high-speed wire rod, and channel steel were 3983 yuan, 4105 yuan and 4119 yuan per ton respectively, down 0.8%, 0.6% and 0.4% respectively. The price of fertilizer decreased slightly, and the price of urea decreased by 0.1%, and that of NPK staying stable. The prices of coals fluctuated slightly, among which the price of steam coal was 582 yuan per ton, down 0.2%, and the prices of coking coal and anthracite were 769 yuan and 895 yuan per ton respectively, up 0.3% and 0.1% respectively. The price of rubber increased slightly, with the prices of natural rubber and synthetic rubber both up 0.2%. The price of basic chemical raw materials rebounded slightly, with the prices of polypropylene, sulphuric acid methyl alcohol and sodium carbonate up 0.4%, 0.3%, 0.3% and 0.2% respectively. The price of non-ferrous metal fluctuated slightly, with the prices of aluminum and copper up 0.9% and 0.4% respectively, and that of zinc down 1.1%. 
 
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