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China expects bumper wheat harvest

05-30-2011 13:44 BJT

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The drought across China isn't expected to affect this year's wheat harvest, as much as in previous years. In Anhui, Henan and Shandong provinces farmers are preparing to harvest, and they're hoping to reap a bumper crop. Some say this could be the best in five years. And that will likely ease concerns for farmers and consumers.

Li Guoxiang, Researcher of Chinese Academy of Social Sciences said "This year is supposed to be a bumper year for wheat harvest. That is of great importance to the whole macroeconomic situation, and stabilization of the price level for commodity prices. It could also enhance China's capability to minimize the impact of wheat price fluctuations brought by international grain prices."

Editor:Xiong Qu |Source: CNTV.CN

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