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Global food prices jump in April for 2nd month; FAO

World food prices rose for a second consecutive month in April as higher meat prices and small increases in vegetable oils and cereals outweighed declines in sugar and dairy products, the United Nations’ food agency said on Friday. The Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) price index, which tracks the most …

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FAO Food Price Index down again in January led by lower wheat and maize prices…

Coarse grain production on track to hit an all-time high, pushing up overall supply and trade prospects… 02/02/2024 Rome – The benchmark for world food commodity prices fell further in January, albeit slightly, led by decreases in the prices of cereals and meat, which more than offset an increase in the …

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FAO Food Price Index declines in December…

Press release… Benchmark measure of world food commodity prices ends 2023 about 10 percent below its year-earlier level… 05/01/2024 Rome– The benchmark for world food commodity prices declined in December compared to the previous month, with the sharpest drop in international sugar quotations, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the …

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FAO FOOD PRICE INDEX OVERALL UNCHANGED IN NOVEMBER…

Press release… The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 120.4 points in November 2023, unchanged from its revised October level, as increases in the price indices for vegetable oils, dairy products and sugar counterbalanced decreases in those of cereals and meat. The index stood 14.4 points (10.7 percent) below its corresponding …

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FAO FOOD PRICE INDEX HOLDS STEADY IN NOVEMBER…

International cereal quotations dip, vegetable oil prices rise and record grains harvest is expected in the year ahead… The benchmark for world food commodity prices were broadly stable in November, with lower international cereal quotations offset by higher prices of vegetable oils, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United …

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FAO FOOD PRICE INDEX DIPS IN OCTOBER…

Press release… 03/11/2023 Rome – The benchmark for world food commodity prices declined moderately in October, down by 0.5 percent from September with the index for dairy products the only one to rise, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported Friday. Cereals The FAO Food Price Index, which tracks monthly …

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FAO FOOD PRICE INDEX VIRTUALLY UNCHANGED IN SEPTEMBER…

 The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 121.5 points in September 2023, almost unchanged from its value in August, as declines in the price indices of vegetable oils, dairy and meat had offset increases in the sugar and cereal price indices. At this level, the index stood 14.6 points (10.7 percent) …

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FAO FOOD PRICE INDEX DECLINES IN AUGUST…

Press release… 08/09/2023 Strong supply conditions push international commodity quotations lower except for rice and sugar… Rome – International food commodity prices declined in August, led by staples other than rice and sugar, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported today. The FAO Food Price Index, which tracks monthly changes …

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FAO FOOD PRICE INDEX REBOUNDS IN JULY…

Falling international maize and sugar prices partly offset notable jumps in wheat and vegetable oil quotations. Global food commodity prices rose in July, influenced by the termination of the Black Sea Grain Initiative and new trade restrictions on rice, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported …

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FAO FOOD PRICE INDEX CONTINUED DECLINING IN JUNE!

Press release… International quotations for all major cereals decline, but high domestic food prices threaten vulnerable countries… Rome – The benchmark index of international food commodity prices declined again in June, led by price decreases for all major cereals and most types of vegetable oils, the Food and Agriculture Organization of …

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