Food Outlook 10/96 Appendix Table

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Table A.15 - 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 15.10.96 11.3 11.9 12.1 7.7
Coffee (I.C.O. daily price) U.S. cents per lb 15.10.96 99.7 95.7 122.8 132.8
Cocoa (I.C.C.O. daily price) U.S. cents per lb 15.10.96 67.3 67.6 63.1 85.4
Tea (all tea, London, weekly) Pence per kg 14.10.96 116.0 123.8 110.3 114.0
Bananas (Central America, DM per ton 17.10.96 1 119 1/ 1 369 1/ 1 166 1/ 1 147
f.o.r., Hamburg)

846 2/ 923 2/ 975 2/
Rubber (RSS 1, spot London) Pence per kg 16.10.96 82.8 88.3 96.3 65.1
Cotton (COTLOOK, index "A" 1-3/32") U.S. cents per lb 11.10.96 75.0 75.4 91.5 62.2
Wool (64's, London) Pence per kg 11.10.96 405 422 465 469

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

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