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

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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