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Montevideo, February 22nd 2019 - 10:40 UTC

Tag: Global food prices

  • Friday, February 8th 2019 - 10:15 UTC

    Global food prices started 2019 with a rebound, says FAO

    The FAO Dairy Price Index rose 7.2 percent from December, reversing seven months of falling prices

    Global food prices began the year on a buoyant note, as the FAO Food Price Index averaged 164.8 points in January 2019, up 1.8 percent from the previous month. A sharp rebound in dairy price quotations and firmer prices of palm and soy oils drove the increase, the United Nations agency said today.

  • Friday, August 31st 2012 - 04:46 UTC

    Global food prices index soars 10% in July: World Bank sound the alarm

    WB president Kim: “the health and well-being of millions of people threatened”

    Global food prices soared by 10% in July from a month ago, with maize and soybean reaching all-time peaks due to an unprecedented summer of droughts and high temperatures in both the United States and Eastern Europe, according to the World Bank Group’s latest Food Price Watch report.