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Global Food Prices Rises in July Month

Rome (ABC Live) : Global food prices rose for the third consecutive month in July, driven mainly by higher cereal, sugar and dairy quotations. The FAO Food Price Index – a monthly trade-weighted index tracking international market prices of five major food commodity groups – averaged 179.1 points in July, its highest value since January 2015, marking a 2.3 percent increase from June …

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Global Food Prices Remain Touches New Height

New Delhi (ABC Live): Global Food Prices: Driven mainly by higher cereal, sugar and dairy quotations, global food prices rose for the third consecutive month in July, according to the United Nations agriculture agency. “The FAO [Food and Agriculture Organization] Food Price Index […] averaged 179.1 points in July, its highest value since January 2015, marking a 2.3 per cent increase from …

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Global Food Prices Fall in March 2017: FAO

New York (ABC Live): Global Food Prices : The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) today reported that global food prices fell in March amid large available supplies and expectations of strong harvests, and also projected “robust cereal harvests” in 2017. The FAO Food Price Index, which measures the monthly change in international prices for cereals, vegetable oils, dairy, …

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Unfavorable Weather Hikes Global Food Prices:FAO

New Delhi (ABC Live):6 March 2014 – Global food prices in February rose to their highest level since mid-2012 as a result of unfavourable weather and increased demand, the United Nations food agency today reported. In a news release, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) said its most recent Food Price Index, which measures the monthly change in international prices …

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Global Food Price Declines

New Delhi (ABC Live): 6 February 2014 – Global food prices declined for the first time in three months as lower prices for cereals, sugars, oils and meat outstripped gains in dairy values, the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported today. The Rome-based agency said its Food Price Index averaged 203.4 points in January, which is 1.3 per cent …

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Despite Recent Decline in Global Food Prices by 6 percent It Still Stands At Historical Peaks

WASHINGTON (ABC Live):- Global food prices declined by 6 percent over the last quarter, but are still not far from their historical peaks, according to the World Bank Group’s latest Food Price Watch report. Wheat markets remain tight; and weather-related concerns in Brazil, Paraguay, Argentina, Ukraine, and the Russian Federation may further drive up wheat prices over the next few …

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