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China sees growth in summer grain harvest

2022-07-15 09:46:56       source:CGTN

July 14, 2022

China has reaped summer grain harvest with a 1-percent year-on-year growth in total output, according to statistics released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on Thursday.

China's total grain output reached 147.39 million tonnes in this year's summer harvest, up 1.434 million tonnes from last year, said the NBS.

The output of wheat, a staple crop, stood at 135.76 million tonnes, up 1 percent year on year, and the planting area as well as output per hectare of summer grains both saw expansions compared to 2021, according to Wang Guirong, the director of the Rural Department of the NBS.

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