China's Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on Monday that the country's autumn grain output will rise from that of the previous year.
According to Zeng Yande, official with Chinese Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, "Chine expects record grain output this year, which will be the ninth year in a row with annual grain output above 650 billion kg. The total sown area for autumn grain expanded (this year). Except for areas affected by natural disasters, most regions with autumn grain saw an agreeable balance of sunlight, temperature and irrigation. The autumn grain output will rise from that of the previous year."