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The price of 9 items among the top 10 holy items for Chuseok fell from the end of last month in South Korea

Published Sep 15, 2021

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(Seoul = Yonhap News) Reporter Ko Eun-ji = The price of 9 items among the 10 holy items for Chuseok fell from the end of last month. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs checked the implementation status of the Chuseok holy food supply and demand stabilization measures announced on the 26th of last month at the Osong conference room of the Cheongju Agricultural Observation Center in Chungcheongbuk-do on the 14th and the supply and demand trend of the Chuseok holy food. As of the previous day, the price of 10 holy items managed by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs showed a decline in nine items except cabbage compared to the 30th of last month when the supply plan was implemented. The 10 holy items are Chinese cabbage, radish, apple, pear, chicken, chestnut, egg, jujube, beef, and pork. The fluctuation rate by item was -12.4% for pork, -6.4% for chicken, -5.6% for beef, -18.7% for chestnuts, -8.7% for radish, and -7.8% for jujube. Apple and pear prices fluctuated due to poor harvest last year, but fell 0.5% and 4.7%, respectively, this month.

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Eggs went up to 7,500 won (30 pieces) in late July, then fell to 6,747 won on the 30th of last month and continued to decline, reaching 6,541 won on the 13th. The price of Chinese cabbage rose only during the countermeasure period due to the influence of the autumn and rainy season, but it is maintained at a level 52.9% lower than last year. Although it is not one of the top 10 holy items, the price of rice fell by 3.3% from 61,639 won per 20 kg at the end of last month to 59,600 won on the 9th. Plant vegetables, such as sesame leaves, green lettuce, and zucchini, which fluctuate depending on the amount of sunlight, have been experiencing fluctuations in prices due to delayed growth due to frequent rains last month. However, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs predicted that growth recovery would be quick and prices would stabilize if weather conditions improve. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has set the period for the supply of holy water to ...
Source: Yna
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