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Food price index highest since 2014

The United Nations recently announced that the world food prices increased for the eleventh consecutive month in April 2021. It reached the highest level since May 2014. This announcement was made based on the Food Price Index released by the Food and Agriculture Organisation. Food Price Index The Food Price Index measures monthly changes of ..

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World Food Price Index rises in February

The World food prices have increased for the ninth consecutive month in February 2021. This increase is the at its highest level since July 2014. Highlights The Food and Agriculture Organisation stated that the food prices have increased because of jumps in prices of sugar and vegetable oils. The food price index measures the monthly ..

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Food Price Index of FAO

The Food and Agriculture Organization recently released the Food Price Index. The Food Price Index has been released for the seventh consecutive month in December 2019. Key Highlights The food price index for the month of December was 100 7.5 points. The food price index for the month of November was 105.2 the Food and ..

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Global Food Prices Rise 33% in a Year

Recently, a World Bank report was released which said that prices of a number of food commodities have increased sharply over the last twelve months and global food prices are up 33% in July from a year ago. The report says that prices of maize were up 84% in July from a year ago, sugar ..

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Food inflation up 9.9%

The latest data released by the commerce and industry ministry has shown that the wholesale price index for food articles rose an annual 9.90% in the week to July 30, rising from 8.04% in the previous week. Food prices had displayed tentative signs of easing in the previous months but have remained volatile. The data ..

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