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If food prices rise in China

Updated: 2012-08-29 16:27
By D J Clark & Jia Fan (chinadaily.com.cn)

A global drought this year has affected some of the world's largest food producing countries leading to lower outputs and increasing prices of cereal crops around the world. China has so far managed to keep its cereal food prices steady thanks to large reserves that draw on bumper crops over the past few years.

In this video China Daily reporters D J Clark and Jia Fan visit local markets in Hebei province to find out how people's daily lives would be affected if the food prices in China rise.

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If food prices rise in China

Video: D J Clark & Jia Fan(Intern)

Producer: Flora Yue


See more videos at:D J Clark's Video Column

If food prices rise in China

About D J Clark

D J Clark has worked worldwide as a multimedia journalist for more than 20 years. As well as working for China Daily he runs an MA course in Multimedia journalism at Beijing Foreign Studies University and is the Director of Visual Journalism at the Asia Center for Journalism in Manila, Philippines.