Global food prices rose to their highest in almost a year in March, led by unfavourable weather for crops and political tensions over Ukraine, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.
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Global food prices fell in January, led by declines in the costs of sugar, vegetable oils, and cereals, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday, adding that robust inventories should contain prices in coming months.
Global food prices were almost unchanged in December after staying flat the month before, but prices on average declined 1.6 percent in 2013 versus the previous year, the UN food agency said on Thursday.
The Food and Agriculture O
Abu Dhabi's inflation edges up to 1.8 per cent year-on-year in November when compared to last year, said a report.
The prices of food and non-alcoholic beverages, which account for 16 per cent of the basket, rose 3.8 per cent
Global food prices are not expected to fall much further after dipping to their lowest level in three years in September, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday, trimming its estimate for 2013/14 world cereals production.
Indian inflation likely edged up to a sixth-month high in August, driven by higher food prices and as the battered rupee made key imports such as fuel costlier, a Reuters poll found.
Wholesale prices, India's key inflation mea
Global food prices fell in August for the fourth month running, according to the United Nations' food agency which again raised its 2013/14 forecast for grain production.
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said on Thu
Global food prices fell by 2 percent in the latest four-month period, marking the third straight period of declines, on declining imports in the Mena region and lower demand, the World Bank said.
Prices were down 12 percent from their A
A projected rebound in global wheat and maize production this year will weigh on food prices but strong demand will prevent prices falling far from high levels, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.
Maize production is
Global food prices rose in April for a third straight month as surging dairy costs kept upward pressure on the United Nations food agency's index, but cereal output is expected to be strong this year.
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