Chinanews.com, September 16th. Peng Shaozong, deputy director of the Price Department of the National Development and Reform Commission and a first-level inspector, said on the 16th that in response to the continued low price of live pigs, the National Development and Reform Commission in July was related to the Ministry of Commerce and the Ministry of Finance. The department has listed the purchase and storage of 50,000 tons of pork reserves. Recently, the second round of purchase and storage of this year has been launched. This round of purchase and storage will last longer and the scale will be larger. The second round of the first batch of purchases and storage will start soon.

Data map: Consumers are buying pork.

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  On the 16th, the National Development and Reform Commission held a September press conference.

At the meeting, a reporter asked questions about the recent low pork prices. What measures has the country taken to stabilize pork prices, and how does it look at the trend of pork prices in the future?

  In this regard, Peng Shaozong said that the state attaches great importance to the work of ensuring supply and price stabilization in the live pig and pork market.

In response to the continued low price of live pigs, in July, the National Development and Reform Commission and the Ministry of Commerce, the Ministry of Finance and other relevant departments listed the purchase and storage of 50,000 tons of pork reserves. It will be longer and larger in scale, and the second round of the first batch of purchasing and storage work is about to begin.

At the same time, the National Development and Reform Commission actively supervises and guides all localities to synchronize purchasing and storage to form a joint force for regulation and control.

According to preliminary statistics, 17 provinces have carried out or started purchasing and storage, and other places will also start purchasing and storage in the fourth quarter. The total number of purchasing and storage in various regions has increased significantly, and the intensity has been significantly increased.

  Peng Shaozong pointed out that in the next few months, as the effect of purchasing and storing "supporting the market" gradually emerges, and the consumption of pork in autumn and winter and the two seasons become prosperous and demand increases, the price of live pigs may gradually rise.

In the next step, the National Development and Reform Commission will continue to closely monitor the replenishment of reproductive sows, the changes in slaughter stocks and pork price trends, and strengthen analysis and judgment; and will further study with relevant departments to adopt cross-cycle measures such as import adjustments to promote the live pig market Smooth operation.

  Peng Shaozong emphasized that at present, the price level of live pigs is generally low. It is recommended that relevant slaughter companies and meat food processing companies seize favorable opportunities to replenish inventory in a timely manner; The production capacity of live pigs is maintained at a reasonable level.

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