As of January 5, a total of 215.5 billion jin of autumn grain has been acquired
Our newspaper, Beijing, January 8th (Reporter Du Haitao) A reporter learned from the State Grain and Material Reserve Bureau: Thanks to the joint efforts of various relevant departments in various places, the acquisition of autumn grain has progressed smoothly. As of January 5, 2020, a total of 215.5 billion jin of autumn grain has been acquired. All localities paid close attention to the price trend of grain markets. Jiangsu, Anhui, Heilongjiang, and other 8 provinces initiated timely plans, strictly implemented the minimum purchase price policy, effectively protected the interests of grain farmers, and firmly held the bottom line of "selling grains."
According to monitoring, the current market price of autumn grains is generally stable. The corn market price fluctuated within a narrow range and remained at 0.88 yuan per catty, slightly lower than the same period of the previous year. The price of mid-late indica rice was 1.26 yuan, and that of japonica rice was 1.30 yuan, which fluctuated around the lowest purchase price level. Soybean prices fell slightly, the price was 1.76 yuan per catty, slightly higher than the same period last year.
All localities plan early autumn grain purchases, take various measures to do a good job of market-oriented acquisitions, and carefully grasp policy-based acquisitions. Constantly innovating the way of serving farmers. The key production areas have guided farmers' orderly sales of grain through order purchases, reservation purchases, and green channels. At present, 8144 provinces that have initiated the plan have set up 2,144 execution outlets, and the overall layout of the outlets can meet the farmers' food sales needs.
People's Daily (January 9, 2020, 10th edition)
(Responsible editor: Wang Wanying)