Food Outlook 06/96

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Table A.13 - SELECTED INTERNATIONAL COMMODITY PRICES

Currency and Unit
Effective Date
Latest Quotation
1 month ago
1 year ago
Average 1986-88
Sugar (I.S.A. daily price) U.S. cents per lb 28.05.96 11.9 10.7 13.2 7.7
Coffee (I.C.O. daily price) U.S. cents per lb 28.05.96 105.3 110.8 145.5 132.8
Cocoa (I.C.C.O. daily price) U.S. cents per lb 28.05.96 69.1 67.4 65.4 85.4
Tea (all tea, London, weekly) Pence per kg 27.05.96 . . . 117.4 . . . 114.0
Bananas (Central America, DM per ton 30.05.96 1 877 1/ 1 798 1/ 1 761 1/ 1 147
f.o.r., Hamburg) 1 490 2/ 1 298 2/
Rubber (RSS 1, spot London) Pence per kg 29.05.96 104.0 98.3 110.0 65.1
Cotton (COTLOOK, index "A"1-3/32") U.S. cents per lb 24.05.96 82.3 82.3 112.7 62.2
Wool (64's, London) Pence per kg 24.05.96 448 430 525 469

SOURCE: FAO
1/ EC duty paid, estimated.
2/ Estimated price for EFTA markets.
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