Watermelon sales surge due to high temperature in Chongqing

Chongqing’s watermelon sales volume rises sharply due to the continuous high temperature.

The daily sales volume of watermelon at Chongqing Caiyuanba Fruit Wholesale Market skyrocketed to some 2,000 tons.

“Wholesale price of watermelon now stands at 1 yuan per 0.5 kilogram, 0.2-0.3 yuan lower than that of last month,” said Mr. Zhang, a watermelon vendor at Caiyuanba Fruit Wholesale Market.

Liu Kan