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FAO Food Price Index Continues Nine-Month Climb

Mar 8th, 2021 • by S. Gustafson

The FAO Food Price Index continued to climb for the ninth consecutive month. Food prices rose by 2.4 percent in February to reach the highest levels seen since July 2014.

 

FAO Food Price Index Falls, AMIS Market Monitor Sees Continued Good Supplies

Dec 8th, 2016 • by Sara Gustafson

The FAO Food Price Index, released today, fell slightly in November but remains 10.4 percent higher than its November 2015 level. This month's small decline, driven mostly by falling oil prices, interrupted the rising trend seen since the start of 2016.

The Cereal Price Index fell 0.6 percent in November and is as much as 12 points below its year-earlier level. Good global supply prospects, particularly for wheat in Argentina and Australia, have supported this decrease.

November Editions of the FAO Food Price Index and AMIS Market Monitor Released

Nov 10th, 2016 • by Sara Gustafson

The latest editions of the FAO Food Price Index and AMIS Market Monitor were both released on November 10. The FAO Food Price Index is a measure of the monthly change in international prices of a basket of five food commodity groups; the monthly AMIS Market Monitor covers the international markets for wheat, rice, maize, and soy and provides an overview of the market situation and outlook for each of these crops.