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Global food prices down by 19% in 2015, says FAO

Global food prices down by 19% in 2015, says FAO

International food prices dipped by 19 per cent in the last year, the fourth consecutive annual fall, due to substantial decline in dairy, sugar and veg oil prices according to the United Nations food agency.

Global food prices rise by 2.3% March: FAO

Global food prices increased by 2.3 percent in March from the previous month, the highest level since May 2013.

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Uncertainties remain for global food prices: World Bank

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Global food prices likely to be high in July: FAO

Global food prices are expected to be high on account this month, due to spurt in prices of various commodities from June-end onwards, following adverse weather conditions, United Nation's body FAO said Thursday.

Global food prices decline in May, lowest since Sept 2011: FAO

Global food prices dropped sharply last month, the lowest since September 2011, on account of increased supplies, growing global economic uncertainties and a stronger US dollar, United Nation's body FAO said Thursday.

Food prices rise on costlier oil: World Bank

Global food prices rose by eight percent in the first three months of 2012 due to higher oil prices, adverse weather and strong demand in Asia, the World Bank said in its latest Food Price Watch report Wednesday.

Global food prices rise for second month in Feb: FAO

Global food prices rose for the second consecutive month in February, driven by high prices of sugar, oils and cereals, United Nation's body Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) has said.