A vendor weighs a box of eggs at a wet market in Qingzhou, Shandong Province, Tuesday. According to the Xinhua News Agency’s monitoring system, nationwide egg prices have jumped by more than 20 percent over the past two months, reaching an average of 11.12 yuan ($1.82) per kilogram as of Monday [16 September 2013]…Full-text article: The Global Times Sep 2013
- China’s chicken egg production centers are largely located in the eastern and northern parts of the country. In 2011, Shandong province produced 4 million MTs of eggs or 14% of China’s total output. Henan province was second with 3.9 million MTs, followed by Hebei and Liaoning provinces at 3.3 million MTs and 2.7 million MTs, respectively.