The story appears on

Page A4

December 21, 2009

GET this page in PDF

Free for subscribers

View shopping cart

Related News

Home » Metro » Society

Veggie prices rise 15%

VEGETABLE prices have gone up by an average of 15 percent in the last two or three days because of the drop in the temperature.

In the city's wet markets, the retail price of bok choy has risen to 3.6 yuan (53 US cents) per kilogram from 3 yuan per kilogram.

The most common Chinese cabbage has gone up to 1.6 yuan per kilogram from 1 yuan per kilogram.

Some citizens, afraid that prices will continue to rise, have bought more vegetables that can be easily stored, such as tomatoes, potatoes and radishes.

Experts, noting that wholesale prices remained stable, said people's storage of vegetables has caused the price increase. Usually, only the price of green-leaf vegetables rises a little when the temperature goes down.


Copyright © 1999- Shanghai Daily. All rights reserved.Preferably viewed with Internet Explorer 8 or newer browsers.

沪公网安备 31010602000204号

Email this to your friend