Chinese food gets pricier

Ng, Artemisia
September 2007
Inside Tucson Business;9/17/2007, Vol. 17 Issue 13, p20
The article reports on the increasing prices of Chinese foods. The central government in China has stepped-up inspections of food exports, raised fees, and instituted new licensing procedures. Chinese food manufacturers have to file for licenses, and exporters have obtain certificates of approval from several government agencies. As a result, imported Chinese food and ingredients will cost 10 to 20 percent more at retail over the next months.


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