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Buyers examine and select pig carcasses to purchase for the morning food markets at a wholesale center on the outskirts of Shanghai, China on 15 July 2011.   Inflation, especially the persistent rise of food prices, has been a major conversation topic for China's masses and concern for its leaders as inflation often lead to political instability throughout China's history. As by far the most important meat in the Chinese diet, pork and its rapidly rising price (56% increase from last year), is seen by many as the symbol of China's inflation.
Buyers examine and select pig carcasses to purchase for the morning food markets at a wholesale center on the outskirts of Shanghai, China on 15 July 2011. Inflation, especially the persistent rise of food prices, has been a major conversation topic for China's masses and concern for its leaders as inflation often lead to political instability throughout China's history. As by far the most important meat in the Chinese diet, pork and its rapidly rising price (56% increase from last year),...
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