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The weather has improved and the supply of vegetables in Malaysia has increased; the prices of some local vegetables have dropped

Vegetables
Malaysia
Singapore
Sustainability & Environmental Impact
Market & Price Trends
Published Mar 12, 2024

Tridge summary

Improved weather conditions in Malaysia after the rainy season have led to a bountiful vegetable harvest, resulting in increased exports and a significant drop in prices, ranging from 20% to 50%. However, the Singapore Fruit and Vegetable Importers and Exporters Association cautions that other factors such as changes in cultivated land and crop diversity also play a crucial role in affecting supply and prices.
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Original content

The weather has turned fine after the rainy season in Malaysia. The vegetable harvest has been good in the past month, and the quantity exported to the local area has increased. Some vegetable prices have dropped accordingly, and some have even dropped by 20% to 50%. However, the Singapore Fruit and Vegetable Importers and Exporters Association reminds, Weather conditions are not the only factor affecting supply. "Lianhe Zaobao" reporters visited some markets on Monday (March 11) to learn about the situation from vegetable vendors. When interviewed, Wang Zhongzhou (61 years old), a vegetable vendor at Geylang Serai Market, said that some vegetables imported from Malaysia have become cheaper recently, such as cabbage sums, long beans, eggplants, etc., and the prices started to drop about a month ago. " In the past, a kilogram of imported cabbage cost about 2 yuan and 30 cents, but now it is 1 yuan and 70 cents." But he said that how long such prices will last depends on the ...
Source: Zaobao
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