Beijing, January 28. From 17 to 23 January 2011 in China again recorded higher prices for agricultural products. These are the data of the Ministry of Commerce.
Last week, the average wholesale price of 18 kinds of vegetables in China grew by 12.6%. Growth rates were 6.5 percentage points higher than the previous week. In particular, pepper, cucumber value rose by more than 10%.
Analysts tend to associate with a rise in extreme weather events in the south, where the cyclone brought cold snap and heavy snowfall. This has a negative impact on the production and transportation of vegetables and other agricultures.
In China, more expensive meat, eggs, rice, flour and vegetable oil. The cost of lamb rose by 1.4%, eggs — by 1%, beef — by 0.8%, pork — by 0.7%, rice — 0.6%, flour — by 0.4%.
In addition, the average wholesale price of 8 species akvaproduktov in China increased by 1.1%.
Earlier it was reported that in November 2010 the production and processing of food products of agriculture and ancillary industries in China increased by 15.2% compared to October. In November, the rate of growth of value added in the food processing industry of agricultural and subsidiary farming Middle Kingdom increased by 1.6 percentage points compared with the previous month. Thus, the figure in the production of food and beverages increased by 15.3% and 14.6%, respectively. The volume of production of flour, meat and dairy products, respectively, increased by 11.7%, 24% and 14%.
In the coming winter and spring growth of vegetable production in the People's Republic was expected to be 7.5%. The country has the area under vegetable crops in 2010 increased by 7% compared to 2009 is to increase crop Accordingly, experts predicted the Chinese Ministry of Agriculture.
Recall that from January to September 2010, the gross product of the largest food companies of China amounted to 4.49 trillion yuan ($ 7 billion). This figure increased by 26% compared to 2009 In 2010, the gross output of the food industry will reach 5.3 trillion yuan.