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Chinese Farm Produce Prices Continue to Fall

02 April 2015

CHINA - The prices of major farm produce in China continued to fall last week according to a survey of 36 large and medium sized cities by the Ministry of Commerce.

The prices of eggs and chicken were down 2.1 per cent and 0.1 per cent respectively from the previous week.

The prices of aquatic products went down 0.5 per cent, with large hairtail, small yellow croaker and carp down 1.7 per cent, one per cent and 0.8 per cent respectively.

The price of meat fluctuated, with pork down 0.3 per cent, mutton 0.4 per cent and beef remaining the same as the previous week.

The price of edible oil saw ups and downs. The price of peanut oil went up 0.4 per cent, soybean oil down 0.1 per cent and rapeseed oil remained the same.

The price of grain remained stable, with the price of rice remaining the same as the previous week, and flour rising by 0.3 per cent.

The average price of 18 vegetables was down 2.7 per cent week on week, among which lettuce, cucumber and green pepper fell by 7.3 per cent, 6.9 per cent and 6.7 per cent respectively.

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