Industry insiders expect the price of rice to go down as a result of large-scale harvesting of northern China’s autumn grain crops, including in Harbin, Heilongjiang province (above). Photo: Xinhua Industry insiders expect the price of rice to go down as a result of large-scale harvesting of northern China’s autumn grain crops, including in Harbin, Heilongjiang province (above). Photo: Xinhua
Industry insiders expect the price of rice to go down as a result of large-scale harvesting of northern China’s autumn grain crops, including in Harbin, Heilongjiang province (above). Photo: Xinhua

China’s rice prices rising ‘several times a day’, but a bountiful northern harvest may change that

  • All varieties of rice said to be ‘severely affected’, with weaker harvests in Jiangxi, Hunan and Hubei provinces
  • Some farmers say their income is lower this year, despite the sharp rise in prices, after natural disasters hit yields

Topic |   China economy
Industry insiders expect the price of rice to go down as a result of large-scale harvesting of northern China’s autumn grain crops, including in Harbin, Heilongjiang province (above). Photo: Xinhua Industry insiders expect the price of rice to go down as a result of large-scale harvesting of northern China’s autumn grain crops, including in Harbin, Heilongjiang province (above). Photo: Xinhua
Industry insiders expect the price of rice to go down as a result of large-scale harvesting of northern China’s autumn grain crops, including in Harbin, Heilongjiang province (above). Photo: Xinhua
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