China’s farm produce prices continue to rise

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BEIJING

Dec 27, 2018-

Prices of farm produce in China continued to climb in the week ending December 23, with a rise in the cost of 30 types of vegetables, data from the Ministry of Commerce showed on Wednesday. The price index for farm produce went up 0.2 percent in the past week, following a 1 percent gain the previous week, while the index for production materials edged down 0.5 percent. The average wholesale

price of 30 types of vegetables went up 0.5 percent, compared with a 5.3 percent rise a week earlier. The wholesale price of flour rose 0.3 percent from the previous week. Food accounts for about one-third of China’s consumer price index. (XINHUA)

Published: 27-12-2018 10:56

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