China to release monthly record pork reserves


Source: Xinhua/Editor: huaxia



BEIJING, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- China will release about 200,000 tonnes of pork from government reserves to the market in September to maintain supply and price stability, the country's top economic planner said Friday.


Prices of this pork will be lower than the market level, and the volume to be released will hit a monthly record, according to the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC). The first batch of pork from government reserves was released on Sept. 8, and the second batch will be released on Sept. 18.


The price of pork, China's staple meat, inched up 0.4 percent in August compared with July...