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Global food price monitor
13 November 2012
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 Export prices of wheat and maize remained firm in October, well above their levels at the start of the 2012/13 marketing season in July. International rice prices were stable or strengthened according to origin.

 In CIS importing countries, prices of wheat and wheat products reached record or near record levels.

 In Cereal prices remained generally high in Africa. In countries of the Sahel and Eastern Africa, prices have showed mixed trends in October.They continued to decline in some markets but strengthened in others, despite the ongoing harvests, as a result of floods, anticipated production reductions and high regional demand.



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