Prices of Edible Agricultural Products Rose Slightly and Prices of Means of Production Rallied More or Less Last Week
Date: 2019/12/13 14:45:48

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

According to the watchdog of MOFCOM, last week (December 2-8), the national market price of the edible agricultural products rose by 1.9% over the previous week and that of the means of production rose by 0.1% over the previous week. 

 
In the market of edible agricultural products: the wholesale price of grain stayed steady in general, with the price of flour staying unchanged and that of rice dropping by 0.2% from that of last week. The prices of edible oil rose slightly, with the wholesale prices of soybean oil, peanut oil and rapeseed oil up 0.5%, 0.1% and 0.1% respectively. The prices of meat increased at different degrees. The wholesale prices of pork, beef and mutton were 44.26 yuan, 68.05 yuan and 63.8 yuan per kilogram respectively, up 4.5%, 0.1% and 0.5% respectively. The wholesale price of poultry dropped slightly. The prices of chicken and eggs were 19.07 yuan and 10.33 yuan per kilogram respectively, down 2.2% and 0.5% respectively. The wholesale prices of aquatic products fluctuated slightly, with the prices of large hairtail, silver carp and carp down 3.8%, 0.7% and 0.2% respectively and those of grass carp and crucian up 2.1% and 0.4% respectively. The average wholesale price of 30 kinds of vegetables was 4.35 yuan per kilogram, up 2.8%, with the prices of cauliflower, Chinese chives and green beans up 15.2%, 9.8% and 8.9% respectively. The average wholesale price of 6 kinds of fruits was 6.45 yuan per kilogram, up 1.9%. To be more specific, the prices of grape, watermelon, apple and pear increased by 5.5%, 4.1%, 2.2% and 1.1% and the prices of banana and citrus decreased by 2.3% and 0.7% respectively.
 
In the market of production means, the prices of non-ferrous metal mainly increased, with the prices of zinc and aluminum up 1.1% and 0.9% respectively and that of copper down 0.1%. The price of rubber rebounded slightly, with the prices of natural rubber and synthetic rubber up 0.5% and 0.2%. The price of coal rose slightly. The prices of blind coal and coking coal were 895 yuan per ton and 773 yuan per ton, up 0.2% and 0.1% respectively. The price of steam coal was 583 yuan per ton, staying the same as that of last week. The price of fertilizer increased while maintaining stability. The price of urea increased by 0.2% and the price of NPK stayed the same as that of last week. The price of steel dropped slightly, and the prices of high-speed wire rod, screw-thread steel and welded steel pipe were 4140 yuan per ton, 4079 yuan per ton and 4176 yuan per ton respectively, down 0.9%, 0.8% and 0.4% respectively. The price of basic chemical raw materials dropped slightly, with those of sodium carbonate, sulphuric acid, methyl alcohol and polypropylene down 1.8%, 0.5%, 0.3% and 0.1% respectively.
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