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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Food Price Watch (August 2011)

The major messages of the latest Food Price Watch (August 2011) of the World Bank are as follows:
  • Global prices of food in July 2011 remain significantly higher than their levels in July 2010 and close to the 2008 peak levels.
  • Prospects for the overall supply of food have improved since April 2011, but several sources of uncertainty remain.
  • Global stocks still remain alarmingly low. 
Here is the full report. 

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