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Chinese premier visits blizzard-hit province to oversee rescue work
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao went to the snow-ravaged Shijiazhuang City, capital of north China's Hebei Province, by train on Thursday afternoon to oversee relief work. In a work conference held while on the train from Beijing to Shijiazhuang, the Premier urged authorities to put people's livelihood as top priority when dealing with the snow and blizzards.
China allocates 20 mln yuan to blizzard-hit provinces
China's central government has allocated 20 million yuan (2.93 million U.S. dollars) to blizzard-hit Hebei and Shanxi provinces, said the Ministry of Finance (MOF) Friday. The MOF and the Ministry of Civil Affairs (MCA) have allocated 10 million yuan to each of the two provinces hit by snowstorms, said the MOF. The fund will mainly be used to relocate the affected people and help those whose houses were toppled in the snowstorms. Heavy ...
Thousand tons of meat and vegetable put into the Qingdao market
In Qingdao, egg price per kilogram increased 1 yuan one day, and prices of meat and vegetables are up at different level. Affected by the cold weather, prices for farm and sideline products have been up recently. To solve the problem, Qingdao government will put thousand tons of meat and vegetable into the market to ensure citizens in Qingdao to buy enough and cheap meat and vegetable in the cold winter.
Vegetable price in Beijing increases slightly
According to the commerce department of Beijing, the snow has caused vegetable price to increase slightly, but the vegetable supply still keep stable in generally. According to the commerce department of Beijing, the local government has enhanced market monitoring. Major wholesale markets have informed vegetable distributors about the weather situation in advance in order to help distributors adjust their purchase plan timely. At the ...
Supply of products is sufficient in Taiyuan
Taiyuan price bureau has inspected the market price on Nov. 15, 2009. Due to the blizzard recently, transportation has been badly influenced in Taiyuan and its surrounding regions. The bad transportation affected price of some products for daily use, especially the price of vegetables. Taiyuan price bureau has closely concerned over the price of daily-use products.
Hangzhou citizens are not affected by blizzard in the north of China
Will the vegetable price be up due to the recent blizzard in the north? According to reporters, vegetable price keep stable in general, though the price of a fraction of vegetables increased slightly. According to a grocery shop owner, Mr. Sun, the price of vegetables growing in the north is closely connected to the weather. But, Mr. Yu, grocery store owner in the Wanshouting wholesale market, estimated the opportunity of rising vegetable...
High vegetable price in the South, China
The vegetable price was stable in the previous period, but it began to soar up due to the low temperature and blizzard recently. It is predicted that the cold weather will raise the vegetable price further. Besides, according to reporters from several cities and towns, the blizzard has caused difficulties in vegetable transportation. The volume of vegetable supplied in the markets will decrease and its price will be raised dramatically.
Blizzard hits north China
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