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FAO: GLOBAL FOOD PRICES RISE FOR 10TH MONTH IN A ROW

Press release… Vegetable oils drive FAO Food Price Index higher in March while cereal quotations dip… 8 April 2021, Rome – Global food commodity prices rose in March, marking their tenth consecutive monthly increase, with quotations for vegetable oils and dairy products leading the rise, the Food and Agriculture Organization of …

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FAO FOOD PRICE INDEX CONTINUES TO RISE CONSECUTIVELY…

Press release… Early estimate for 2021 wheat output positive but 45 countries in need of external assistance for food… 4 March 2021, Rome – Global food commodity prices rose for the ninth consecutive month in February, with quotations for sugar and vegetable oils increasing the most, the Food and Agriculture Organization …

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FAO; FOOD PRICES REACH THE HIGHEST MONTHLY AVERAGE SINCE 2014

FAO Food Price Index rises for 8th consecutive month in January, led by cereals, vegetable oils, sugar… Global food prices reached their highest monthly average in January since July 2014 following a steady eight-month rise, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said Thursday. The FAO Food Price Index climbed …

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FAO FOOD PRICE INDEX HITS A THREE-YEAR HIGH IN 2020…

Press release… » The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 107.5 points in December 2020, up 2.3 points (2.2 percent) from November, marking the seventh month of consecutive increase. Except for sugar, all sub-indices of the FFPI registered modest gains in December, with the sub-index of vegetable oil again rising the most, …

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FAO FOOD PRICE INDEX RISES SHARPLY!

Press release… 3 December 2020, Rome –  Global food commodity prices rose to a nearly six-year high in November. FAO also trims its cereal crop forecasts and notes 45 countries need external assistance for food. Global food commodity prices rose sharply in November to their highest level in nearly six …

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GLOBAL FOOD PRICES CONTINUE RISING IN OCTOBER…

Press release… FAO lowers forecast for world cereal production, but this year’s output still expected to reach an all-time high… 5 November 2020, Rome – Global food prices continued rising for the fifth consecutive month in October, led by cereals, sugar, dairy and vegetable oils, according to a new report from …

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FAO: PRICE INDEX FOR FOOD COMMODITIES ROSE IN SEPTEMBER

Press release… 08 October 2020, Rome – The benchmark price index for food commodities rose in September, led by vegetable oils and cereals, according to a report from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The FAO Food Price Index averaged 97.9 points during the month, up 2.1 percent from August …

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FAO: GLOBAL FOOD PRICES RISE IN AUGUST

Press release… International quotations for sugar, vegetable oils and coarse grains increased from July, while worldwide cereal harvests remain on course to hit annual record… 3 September 2020, Rome – Global food prices rose for the third consecutive month in August, influenced by generally firmer demand and a weaker U.S. dollar, …

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FAO: GLOBAL FOOD PRICES RISE IN JULY

Press release… Vegetable oils and dairy products drive up FAO Food Price Index while meat and rice prices decline… 06 August 2020, Rome – Global food prices continued rising for the second consecutive month in July, led by vegetable oils and dairy products, according to the benchmark United Nations report. The …

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FAO: GLOBAL FOOD COMMODITY PRICES REBOUND IN JUNE

FAO expects new record-high global cereal production and comfortable stock levels for 2020/21, while food assistance needs up… 2 July 2020, Rome – In June, global food commodity prices rose for the first time since the beginning of the year driven by a rebound in vegetable oils, sugar and dairy quotations. …

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