First new potatoes have appeared on the market in the city of Harbin, in the Heilongjiang province. Potato farms cover an estimated 20,000 hectares in the province, a decrease of almost 40% compared to last year. As a result, wholesale and retail prices have increased. Potato retail prices hover around 2.0 Yuan per kg, whereas last year prices reached 1.6 Yuan per kg…Full Article: Fresh Plaza Oct 2015

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  • From September 2014 to September 2015, Chinese retail potato prices remained stable from CNY 0.61 (~US$3.76) per kg to CNY 0.61 (US$3.91) per kg. Prices peaked from March to June 2015, totaling over CNY 0.70 (~US4.34) per kg.

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