China’s deadly earthquake on Monday did not cause damage in the grain reserve stockpiles in quake-ravaged southwestern China.
China Grain said some of its warehouses suffered damage,
including beam and wall cracks. Premier Wen Jiabao said earlier this year China
had as much as 200 million tons of grain in its reserves. Beijing ordered
reserves distributed in quake-hit areas and directed local governments to keep
an eye out for price-gouging.
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