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Global food price monitor
10 December 2013
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Key messages
 The benchmark United States wheat export price declined in November on slower demand and generally favourable prospects for the 2014 wheat crop. Prices of maize and rice eased somewhat to levels well below those a year earlier.

 In South America, wheat flour prices rose sharply in November reaching record highs in several countries. This mainly reflects low regional export supplies and reduced harvests.

 In the Sahel, coarse grains prices dropped in November in spite of unfavourable crop prospects in some countries, reflecting the 2013 harvests pressure and an overall increase in the regional output.

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