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Global Food Prices Reported Lower

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Global food prices dropped in October, led by lower dairy products. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization’s monthly Food Price Index averaged 176.4 points for the month of October, down 1.3 percent from September, while still up 2.5 percent from a year earlier. The Index is a measure of the monthly change in international prices of a basket of …

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Global Food Prices Hit Three-year High

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Global food prices reached a three-year high in July, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization. The FAO Food Price Index in July averaged 179.1 points in July 2017, up 2.3 percent from June and the third successive month of increases. The report says a combination of supply constraints and currency movements provided support to prices of most …

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Global Food Prices Rebound in May

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A measure of global food prices increased in May, after a decline in April. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations released its monthly Food Price Index Thursday. The index averaged 172.6 points in May 2017, up 3.7 points, or 2.2 percent, from April and nearly 16 points higher than its May 2016 level. The Index consists of …

Global Food Prices Fall for Third Consecutive Month

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The latest measure of global food prices indicates another month of decline. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nation’s monthly report released this week showed a 1.8 percent decline in April, compared to food prices in May. The FAO Food Price Index, however, is still 10 percent higher than year-ago levels. The Index consists of the average of …