“Expected cost of 23,3750 won on New Year’s turn… 11% increase”

Agricultural products are displayed at the Mapo Agricultural and Marine Products Market in Seoul. Newsis

According to an analysis, it costs more than 10% more than the Lunar New Year’s Day last year to set up the New Year’s turn due to sluggish harvesting this year.

The Korea Inflation Association announced on the 22nd that as of the 21st, the cost for the New Year’s turn for a family of four was 23,3750 won, up 11.0% from last year’s Lunar New Year (21,590 won).

This is the result of a survey of the prices of 29 items of turnaround items such as fruits, nuts, and vegetables in eight traditional markets in six major cities across the country, including Seoul, Incheon, Busan, Daegu, Gwangju, and Daejeon.

The association analyzed that the demand for home food is increasing due to Corona 19, but the supply is not smooth due to sluggish crop conditions, bad weather, and livestock epidemics. However, the government’s policy to expand supply of the top 10 holy goods, which are in high demand for holidays, is 1.4 times higher than usual, so the supply and demand conditions are expected to improve slightly in the future.

Fruits by item are sold at 15,500 won, up 22.3% for five products, and 12.5% ​​for pears to 19,570 won. It was investigated.

The national average cost of preparing 1 kilogram of chestnut among nuts was 8070 won, up 2.4% from 7880 won last year, and jujube (400g) was traded at 6590 won, up 12.1%. Dried persimmon (10 products) traded at 9,240 won, down 6.5% from the previous year.

In the case of green onions, shipments of green onions and spinach are on the rise as overall crop conditions have been sluggish due to the recent cold wave. Korean leek (dan) is trading at 4500 won, a 100% increase from the previous year, spinach rose 32.0% to 2680 won, and bellflower (Chinese) traded at 3280 won, a 8.6% increase. On the other hand, radish fell 35.7% to 1690 won, and bracken (made in China) fell 1.3% to 3140 won.

As for aquatic products, the national average cost of preparing an imported early (Buse), Bukeopo each and Dongtaepo (1kg) was 21,570 won, up 6.5% from the previous year. For aquatic products mainly traded in imported products, prices are expected to rise, mainly for gifts and gifts, as holidays get closer.

Meat continues to rise as demand for food cooked at home increases in the aftermath of Corona 19. In the case of beef (400g of soup stock) and pork (suyuk, 1kg of throat pork), they were sold at 2,170 won and 1,8920 won, up 25.7% and 17.6% from last year, respectively. As egg prices continued to rise in the aftermath of avian influenza (AI) that occurred last year, 30 eggs were sold for 6370 won, an increase of 37.6%, and the cost of buying three raw chickens also increased 11.9% to 1,6950 won.

The Korea Price Association said, “Amid the recent cold wave, some damages are concerned, but in the case of fruits and vegetables with abundant storage, shipments are increasing.” “If the government’s supply of edible products increases, the supply will remain stable. It is expected to find.”

Reporter Baek So-yong [email protected]

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