The "May 1st" holiday agricultural product market ushered in a peak consumption Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs: the current national vegetable supply is sufficient

  People's Daily Online, Beijing, May 2 (Reporter Li Dong) With the arrival of the "May Day" holiday, the agricultural product consumption market has also ushered in a peak.

Are the people's "vegetable baskets" and "rice bags" worry-free in supply, sufficient in quantity and stable in price?

In this regard, the relevant person in charge of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said that the current supply of vegetables in the country is stable and the supply is sufficient.

  According to the latest dispatch of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, the current supply of vegetables in the country is sufficient, and the area of ​​vegetables in the field has reached more than 83 million mu, an increase of about 3 million mu year-on-year.

  The data shows that the market volume of vegetables, pork and eggs in the seven key agricultural product wholesale markets in Beijing has increased significantly, which is at a relatively high level in the same period in recent years, and the supply of goods is stable.

  According to Zhang Yuxi, chairman of Beijing Xinfadi Agricultural Products Wholesale Market, in order to ensure the supply of agricultural products in the Beijing market, the market organizes and mobilizes merchants to increase harvesting, storage and transportation efforts in major production areas and Xinfadi planting bases across the country.

"80% of the vegetables in the market come from Hebei and Shandong, and the supply is sufficient. Please rest assured." Zhang Yuxi said that the current supply of vegetables far exceeds the level of the same period in previous years.

  "During the 'May 1' period, the total supply of 'vegetable basket' products in large and medium-sized cities increased, with rich varieties and colors, and the market supply was fully guaranteed." The relevant person in charge of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said.

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