According to MOFCOM monitoring, last week (August 2-8), the national market prices of edible agricultural products increased by 0.6% compared with the previous week (same below), and the market prices of means of production rose by 0.3% compared with the previous week.
Market of edible agricultural products: the average wholesale price of 30 kinds of vegetables was 4.42 yuan per kilogram, up by 3.3% over the previous week, among which the wholesale prices of Chinese cabbage, broccoli and eggplant increased by 14.1%, 9.5% and 9.4% respectively. The average wholesale prices of six kinds of fruits decreased slightly, among which the wholesale prices of watermelon, apple and grape decreased by 5.2%, 2.2% and 2.2% respectively. Meat prices fluctuated slightly, among which the wholesale price of pork was 20.56 yuan per kilogram, up 0.1%; the wholesale price of beef was flat, and the wholesale price of mutton decreased 0.4%. The prices of some poultry products went up and some down, among which the wholesale price of eggs increased by 4.2% and that of white striped chicken decreased by 1%. The prices of aquatic products were generally stable, among which the wholesale prices of carp, crucian carp and grass carp decreased by 1.7%, 0.5% and 0.4% respectively, while the wholesale price of silver carp increased by 3.2%. Grain and oil prices rose slightly, among which the wholesale prices of rice, rapeseed oil and soybean oil rose by 0.2%, 0.2% and 0.1% respectively, while the wholesale prices of flour and peanut oil were basically flat.
Market of means of production: coal prices rose slightly, among which the prices of power coal, No. 2 anthracite lump coal and coking coal were 735 yuan, 1,026 yuan and 832 yuan per ton, up 2.5%, 2.5% and 0.1% respectively. The prices of chemical fertilizer increased slightly, among which the prices of ternary compound fertilizer and urea increased by 1.1% and 0.3% respectively. The prices of basic chemical raw materials fluctuated slightly, among which the price of sulfuric acid increased by 2.9%, the prices of soda ash and methanol remained the same as those of the previous week, and the price of polypropylene decreased by 0.8%. Rubber prices fluctuated slightly, with synthetic rubber prices falling by 1.4% and natural rubber prices rising by 0.2%. The wholesale prices of refined oil decreased slightly, among which the prices of No.0 diesel oil, No.92 gasoline and No.95 gasoline decreased by 0.3%, 0.3% and 0.2% respectively. Steel prices declined, among which the prices of rebar, high-speed wire rod and ordinary medium plate were 5,186 yuan, 5,444 yuan and 5,566 yuan per ton respectively, down by 0.5%, 0.4% and 0.4% respectively. The prices of non-ferrous metals mainly decreased, among which the prices of copper and zinc decreased by 2.3% and 0.7% respectively, and the price of aluminum increased by 1.3%.
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