Global food price index dips on fall in vegetable oil, cereals and sugar prices – FAO

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The barometer for world food commodity prices declined slightly in June for the third consecutive month, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said. The FAO Food Price Index averaged 154.2 points in June 2022, down 2.3 percent from May. The Index, which tracks monthly changes in the international prices of a basket of […]

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Global food commodity prices rebound in August

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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 the United Nations (FAO) reported today. The FAO Food Price Index averaged 127.4 points in August, up 3.1 percent from July and […]

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Tuesday agriculture report: Geojit

India received 9.1 mm rainfall, 58% above the normal weighted average of 5.8 mm, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). IMD says the further progress of the southwest monsoon over remaining parts of northwest India is likely to be slow owing to approaching mid-latitude westerlies winds, according to Geojit’s Tuesday report India’s vegetable oil […]

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Global oilseed supplies for 2021/22 seen slightly higher at 732 million tons

Global oilseed supplies for 2021/22 are projected to increase 3 percent from 2020/21 to 732.4 million tons, with higher prices incentivising an expansion of oilseed area and higher sunflowerseed production after the prior season’s yield-related declines, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) said in its latest forecast. “Global soybean production is forecast up 22.6 million […]

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International food prices rise for 11th straight month in April, says FAO

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International food commodity prices rose for the 11th consecutive month in April, with sugar leading the increase and cereals resuming their upward trend, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said on Thursday. The FAO Food Price Index averaged 120.9 points in April, 1.7 percent higher than March and 30.8 percent higher than its level […]

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Global food prices rise for 10th month in a row

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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 the United Nations (FAO) reported. The FAO Food Price Index, which tracks monthly changes in the international prices of commonly-traded food commodities, averaged 118.5 points in […]

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Global food commodity prices rise for the ninth straight month in February – FAO

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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 of the United Nations (FAO) said on Thursday. The FAO Food Price Index, which tracks monthly changes in the international prices of commonly-traded food commodities, averaged 116.0 points in […]

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