China: Garlic prices at ten year highStaff Writer | January 25, 2017
The retail price of garlic in China continues to rise and is now 18% higher than this time last year at 23.88 yuan per kilo; a ten year high.
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The price of garlic was at a lower position before 2013, according to data from the past 10 years, yet prices have been constantly rising in the past 4 years.
Finally, the state implemented severe punishments on trucks that were over-loaded or travelling above the speed limits which led to an increase in logistics costs. ■