China's agricultural product prices rise

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China's agricultural product prices rose Monday, according to a report from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs.

By 2 p.m. Monday, the China agricultural product wholesale price index stood at 112.64, up 0.1 points from last Friday.

The average wholesale price of pork climbed 0.9 percent from last Friday to 36.45 yuan (about 5.2 U.S. dollars) per kilogram.

The average wholesale price of 28 types of vegetables monitored by the government gained 0.5 percent to 3.89 yuan per kg, while that of six types of fruits rose 1.4 percent to 5.8 yuan per kg from last Friday.

Cucumbers saw the largest price rise Monday, climbing 9.4 percent from last Friday, the report said.

The index is compiled from data collected from around 200 agricultural wholesale markets and is updated daily based on the weighted average of price indices for goods including vegetables, fruit, aquatic products, livestock products, cereals and edible vegetable oil.

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