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Supply Figures

Livestock / Poultry | Marine / Freshwater Fish | Vegetables / Eggs

Average Wholesale Prices

Livestock / Poultry | Marine / Freshwater Fish | Vegetables / Eggs


 

Supply of major fresh food - reference figures (23/08/2014)

 

Supply of livestock and poultry today


Supply of livestock and poultry
 
Live pig*
Live cattle*
Live chicken#
 
(head)
(head)
(bird)
Mainland
4,444
55
0 (0^)
Local
223
-
9,400 (108^)
Total supply
4,667
55
9,400 (108^)

* Live pig and cattle figures supplied by Food and Environmental Hygiene Department. Figures refer to the total stock intake at slaughterhouses yesterday, supplying today's market demand. 

# Live chicken figures refer to the total stock intake at the Government Cheung Sha Wan Temporary Wholesale Poultry Market yesterday, supplying today's market demand.

Number of chickens stored at Cheung Sha Wan Temporary Wholesale Poultry Market as at 09:00 a.m. today.

Supply of marine fish today

 
Total throughput of the 7 markets of the Fish Marketing Organization (FMO) this morning:
1,910 picul

Supply of freshwater fish today                                      

Total supply of the Government Cheung Sha Wan and Western Wholesale Food Markets and the private Yuen Long Freshwater Fish Market this morning:
3,175 picul
 

Supply of vegetables - Vegetable Marketing Organization (VMO) and the Government Wholesale Markets yesterday@

 

Supply of vegetables
 
(Picul)
VMO*
5,937
Government wholesale markets #
12,078

 * Total throughput of the VMO Cheung Sha Wan Wholesale Vegetable Market yesterday.

# Total vegetable intake at the Government Cheung Sha Wan and Western Wholesale Food Markets and the North District Temporary Market for Agricultural Products.

@ Account for 50% of market share in 2013.


Supply of Eggs - Government Wholesale Markets @

Total egg intake of the Government Cheung Sha Wan and Western Wholesale Markets yesterday
 

5,530,000 nos.

@ Account for 60% of market share.

  

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Wholesale prices of major fresh food (average reference figures)  (23/08/2014)

 
 

Livestock

 
 
  
Livestock
 
($ / Picul)
(Yesterday)
Live pig*
1,419
Live cattle#
Not yet supplied

* Weighted average transaction price for live pig provided by slaughterhouses.
# Average transaction price for live cattle provided by Ng Fung Hong.  
 
 

Poultry

 
 

Poultry
 
Live chicken#
 
($ / Catty)
 
(This morning)
Mainland
-
Local
31.5

 # Weighted average wholesale price provided by major wholesalers at the Government Cheung Sha Wan Temporary Wholesale Poultry Market. 


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Marine fish


Marine fish
Type
$ / Catty*
Type
$ / Catty*
 
(This morning)
 
(This morning)
Golden thread
35
Breams

40

Horse head

32

Hairtail
32
Yellow croaker

31

Mackerel

39

Big eyes
41
Croakers

15

Scads

11

Filefish

31

* Average wholesale prices provided by major wholesalers at the Fish Marketing Organization Cheung Sha Wan Fish Market.

 

Freshwater fish#


Freshwater fish
Type
$ / Catty #
 
(This morning)
Grass carp
17.0
Big head
16.9
Mud carp
18.3

# Average wholesale prices provided by major wholesalers at the Government Cheung Sha Wan and Western Wholesale Food Markets.

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Vegetables


Vegetables
Type
$ / Catty *
Type
$ / Catty *
 
(Yesterday)
 
(Yesterday)
Flowering Cabbage

5.9

Yard-long bean, white

8.2

White Cabbage

5.4

Broccoli

10.3

Chinese Lettuce

4.6

Green Cabbage

5.3

Water Spinach

2.6

Tomato

4.0

Chinese Kale

5.4

Chinese Spinach

6.1

European Celery

6.1

 

Potato

3.3

 

Spinach

9.5

   

  * Weighted average wholesale prices of average to higher quality vegetables (account for 50% of transaction volume) at the Vegetable Marketing Organization Cheung Sha Wan Wholesale Vegetable Market. 


Eggs


Eggs
 
($ / Egg)#
 
(Yesterday)
Brown-shelled egg (medium) Mainland
0.85
Grade II brown-shelled egg Germany (360/box)
-
Brown-shelled egg (medium) USA
0.84

# Average wholesale prices provided by major wholesalers of the Government Cheung Sha Wan and Western Wholesale Food Markets.

 

 
Last Review Date : 23 August 2014