China's agricultural product wholesale prices edge down



via - October 12, 2020


BEIJING, Oct. 12 (Xinhua) -- The wholesale prices of China's agricultural products edged down Monday, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs.


The latest China agricultural product wholesale price index came in at 120.9, down 0.42 points from the previous working day.


By 2 p.m. Monday, the average wholesale price of pork, a staple meat in China, went down 1.6 percent to 43.26 yuan (about 6.4 U.S. dollars) per kg, and that of eggs dipped 0.7 percent to 8 yuan per kg.


The average wholesale prices of 28 key types of vegetables rose 0.4 percent while that of six different types of fruits went up 0.9 percent.


The wholesale price index is...