21 Jun '11, 5am

Pork price hits record high in China

Pork price hits record high in China

BEIJING: The price of pork, a staple of the Chinese diet, hit a new high in China this month due to rising costs and short supply, state media said on Tuesday, amid persistent concerns about soaring inflation. Pork cost 27.67 yuan (US$4.30) a kilo last week, surpassing the previous peak of 26 yuan set in 2008, the China Daily reported, citing Feng Yonghui, an analyst with Soozhu.com, an online pig market monitoring service. The cost of live pigs also surged to 18.57 yuan a kilo at the end of last week, beating the previous record high of 17.20 yuan reached in April 2008, he said. "The price will keep rising till the end of the year," Zhu Baoliang, an economist with the State Information Centre, a government think-tank, was quoted by the newspaper as saying. The price of corn, which accounts for around 60 per cent of pig feed, hit a record high in March, sending pig and por...

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