According to the Ministry of Commerce monitoring, last week (October 16-22), the national market price index of edible agricultural products rose 0.4% compared with the previous week, and the market price index of means of production rose 0.3% compared with the previous week.
Price index, market price of edible agricultural products, market price of means of production
Edible Agricultural Products Market: The average wholesale price of 30 vegetables was 4.04 yuan per kilogram, which was 2.5% higher than the previous week. The prices of pumpkin, eggplant and beans were 12.1%, 9.7% and 9.6% higher respectively. Wholesale prices of poultry products rose and fell, including white duck and white chicken prices were 17.4 yuan and 15.61 yuan per kilogram, respectively, up 0.3% and 0.2%, egg prices were 8.38 yuan per kilogram, down 0.7%. Wholesale prices of edible oil were generally stable, with peanut oil prices unchanged from the previous week, while rapeseed oil and soybean oil prices rose by 0.2% and 0.1%, respectively. Wholesale prices of grain were basically stable, of which rice prices rose by 0.2%, and flour prices were unchanged from the previous week. Wholesale meat prices fluctuated slightly, with pork and beef prices falling by 0.6% and 0.2% respectively at 21.35 yuan and 50.92 yuan per kg, while mutton prices rose by 0.6% at 46.77 yuan per kg. Average wholesale prices of aquatic products dropped by 0.5%, with freshwater fish such as carp, crucian carp and grass carp falling by 1.6%, 1% and 0.8% respectively.
Market of means of production: Coal price is 0.8% higher than the previous week. Among them, anthracite, power coal and coking coal prices are 850 yuan/ton, 593 yuan/ton and 735 yuan/ton, respectively, rising by 0.9%, 0.8% and 0.6%. Rubber prices rose 0.7%, of which synthetic rubber and natural rubber prices rose by 1.5% and 0.1% respectively. Fertilizer prices rose by 0.6%, of which urea, diammonium phosphate, ternary compound fertilizer and potassium chloride rose by 1%, 0.3%, 0.3% and 0.1%, respectively. Steel prices rose by 0.3%. Among them, I-beam, channel, medium plate and round steel prices were 4274 yuan/ton, 4257 yuan/ton, 4195 yuan/ton and 4150 yuan/ton, respectively, rising by 1%, 0.9%, 0.7% and 0.5%. Prices of non-ferrous metals rose by 0.2%, of which nickel and copper rose by 4.4% and 2.3%, while lead, zinc, aluminium and tin fell by 5.3%, 1.8%, 0.9% and 0.2%, respectively. Prices of basic chemical raw materials dropped by 0.2%, of which sulfuric acid, methanol and soda decreased by 1%, 0.8% and 0.1%, respectively. Prices of caustic soda and benzene increased by 0.9% and 0.1%, respectively.