BEIJING, Aug. 25 (Xinhua) -- The Ministry of Commerce (MOC) said Friday that it has launched an emergency response to ensure the supply of agricultural products to Macao Special Administrative Region (SAR) after this year's strongest typhoon swept across the region.
The MOC is closely following the progress of the mainland supply of agricultural products to Macao after Typhoon Hato, which killed nine people and injured more than 200 others in the SAR Wednesday, it said in a statement.
The supply of fresh and live agricultural products from the mainland returned to normal on Thursday, MOC said.
The ministry will maintain contact with the local government to ensure sufficient and high-quality supplies continue.
The mainland meteorological authority Wednesday issued this year's first red alert, the highest in a four-tier warning system, for Typhoon Hato.