Latest News:  
Beijing   Sunny    25 / 14 ℃  City Forecast

Home>>China Business

Weather takes toll on vegetable prices

(Global Times)

08:17, May 15, 2012

Wholesale prices of 18 kinds of vegetables tracked by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) went up 2.4 percent week-on-week in the last week of April.

Dwindling supplies caused by continued rainstorms in Guangdong Province were cited as the main reason behind the price gains, according to the NDRC.

But, with the weather set to improve in the coming weeks, supplies will likely return to normal levels and prices are expected to drop in the near future, the NDRC explained. Average vegetable prices in China skyrocketed up 26.1 percent month-on-month in January, according to the National Bureau of Statistics.

Email|Print|Comments(Editor:厉振羽、张洪宇)

Leave your comment0 comments

  1. Name

  

Selections for you


  1. Chinese navy flotilla escorted 4,640 vessels to date

  2. Manila urged not to escalate tension

  3. Glimpse of World Expo in Yeosu, South Korea

  4. Chinese Acrobats, Canadian Symphony present joint show

Most Popular

Opinions

  1. US, China must co-op to defuse confidence crisis
  2. Regulations holding back financial sector’s progress
  3. City banks' IPO push puts investors at risk
  4. Ways to develop low-carbon economy in China
  5. RRR cut still in country’s best economic interest
  6. Relax high-tech restrictions
  7. Overseas investment yields not nation's priority
  8. A neutral US helpful to stability in S China Sea
  9. Tourism authority warns of low-cost package tours
  10. Have you felt anxious recently?

What's happening in China

Capsule safety scandal to put prices up

  1. Nurse injured in knife attack in hospital
  2. Wasted chances: Food scraps not recycled
  3. Teacher loses both legs while shielding students
  4. Riding club's horse collides with car
  5. Unhappy tourists write open letter

PD Online Data

  1. Spring Festival
  2. Chinese ethnic odyssey
  3. Yangge in Shaanxi
  4. Gaoqiao in Northern China
  5. The drum dance in Ansai