FAO/GIEWS - Food Outlook 97/01

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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
1987-89
Sugar (I.S.A. daily price) U.S. cents per lb 21.01.97 10.4 10.8 12.4 9.9
Coffee (I.C.O. daily price) U.S. cents per lb 21.01.97 102.8 90.3 99.9 105.1
Cocoa (I.C.C.O. daily price) U.S. cents per lb 20.01.97 64.1 66.4 61.5 72.9
Tea (all tea, London, weekly) Pence per kg 20.01.97 112.7 . . . 113.0 110.6
Bananas (Central America, DM per ton 22.01.97 1 620 1/ 1 162 1/ 1 604 1/ 1 078
f.o.r., Hamburg)

1 219 2/ 1 019 2/ 904 2/
Rubber (RSS 1, spot London) Pence per kg 22.01.97 77.5 80.5 104.2 63.0
Cotton (COTLOOK, index "A" 1-3/32") U.S. cents per lb 17.01.97 79.2 79.5 85.0 71.4
Wool (64's, London) Pence per kg 17.01.97 420 402 450 551

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

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