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FAO FOOD PRICE INDEX DIPS IN MAY, WHILE UP FOR WHEAT, RICE AND POULTRY…

Press release… Benchmark measure shows international prices for vegetable oils and dairy products down, while up for wheat, rice and poultry meat… 03/06/2022 Rome – World food commodity prices declined modestly in May for the second consecutive month, although wheat and poultry prices pushed higher, the Food and Agriculture Organization of …

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FOOD PROTECTIONISM ON RISE!

Countries move to ban or limit exports of food products, including wheat, oil, sugar… ISTANBUL Countries around the world have been taking protectionist measures as fears of a global food inflation crisis rise. This has propelled food prices to record levels, with the UN Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Food …

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FAO; WORLD FOOD PRICES FALL SLIGHTLY IN APRIL

World food prices fell slightly last month after hitting a record in March but remain high due to the Ukraine war, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization said on May 6. International sanctions against Russia as well as export flow disruptions resulting from the February 24 invasion have sparked fears of a global …

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FAO; FOOD PRICES MAKE A GIANT LEAP IN MARCH!

World food prices have increased by 17.9 points or 12.6% month-on-month in March making a “giant leap” to a new historic high, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Friday.  “The latest increase reflects new all-time highs for vegetable oils, cereals and meat sub-indices, while those of sugar …

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FAO: GLOBAL FOOD PRICES RISE IN JANUARY

News release… Vegetable oils and dairy products push FAO Food Price Index higher… 03/02/2022 Rome – The gauge for world food prices went up in January, largely catalysed by supply-side constraints for vegetable oils, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) reported today. The FAO Food Price Index averaged 135.7 …

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FAO: GLOBAL FOOD PRICES DIP IN DECEMBER

FAO’s benchmark index of food commodity prices in 2021 averaged sharply higher than in 2020… Rome – World food prices fell slightly in December as international prices for vegetable oils and sugar fell significantly from lofty levels, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations reported today. The FAO Food Price …

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FAO: FOOD PRICE INDEX RISES IN NOVEMBER

Press release… Wheat and dairy drive fourth consecutive monthly increase, global cereal supplies “comfortable”. 02/12/2021 Rome -The barometer of food commodity prices in international markets rose for the fourth consecutive month in November, led by strong demand for wheat and dairy products, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations …

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WORLD FOOD PRICES CLIMB TO NEW PEAK IN OCTOBER…

FAO food price index rises 3% from a month ago with gains in prices of vegetable oils, cereals… Rising for a third consecutive month, world food prices rose to a new all-time high in October, the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said on Thursday. The FAO food price index …

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WORLD FOOD PRICES APPROACH 10-YEAR HIGH IN SEPTEMBER…

FAO Food Price Index up 1.2% month-on-month with tightening supply conditions, robust demand for staples… Building from a two-month rise, global food prices in September hit their highest monthly average since October 2011, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) on Thursday. The monthly FAO Food Price Index …

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FAO: GLOBAL FOOD COMMODITY PRICES REBOUND IN AUGUST

Sugar, wheat and palm oil push up FAO Food Price Index… 02 September 2021, Rome – Global food commodity prices rebounded rapidly in August after two consecutive months of decline, led by strong gains in the international price quotations for sugar, wheat and vegetable oils, the Food and Agriculture Organization of …

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