Mekong Delta: Food prices rise due to stormy weatherUpdate: 10/14/2013
11-10 days , according to information from the management of the market in the Mekong Delta region , a variety of food production decreased due to water logging during rains lasted through time pushing up prices over the previous week .
At Market 3 Thang 2 ( Can Tho ) , coriander 40,000 VND / kg ( 3-fold increase ) , watercress 40,000 VND / kg ( up 15,000 / kg ) , cucumber 10,000 VND / kg ( up 2,000 VND / kg ) , salads 25,000 VND / kg (an increase of 10,000 VND / kg ) ...
At The Market Bar ( City of Vi Thanh , Hau Giang province ) , the price of vegetables , tubers also increased . Specifically , cucumber , zucchini is 10,000 VND / kg ( up 4,000 VND / kg ) , vegetables shy of 26,000 VND / kg (an increase of 10,000 VND / kg ) , lungfish 12,000 VND / kg ( up 2,000 VND / kg ) , tomatoes increased 15,000 / kg .
Despite heavy rains , but the water on the last day seafood prices still remain high . Along the route connecting Vi Thanh City - Can Tho , many fishermen selling fish floating season for roadside quite expensive : the snakehead from 60000-80000 VND / kg , perch ( small ) from 30,000-50,000 dong / kg , eel , catfish, gold price 150,000 VND / kg ; cloves made available at the price of 60,000 VND / kg ...
According to information from the security operatives Phuoc Hau Vegetables ( Long Ho District , Vinh Long ) , more rains to cooperative production of vegetable supply to the market fall from 30 % -40 % , some like sweet cabbage , broccoli , spinach nearly doubled from the previous week . The time is the rainy season , production difficulties , vegetable prices will also forecast to remain high .