FAO/GIEWS - Food Outlook May/June 1997 Table A.15

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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 1987-89
Sugar (I.S.A. daily price) U.S. cents per lb 27.05.97 11.2 11.6 11.9 9.9
Coffee (I.C.O. daily price) U.S. cents per lb 27.05.97 195.0 149.1 105.3 105.1
Cocoa (I.C.C.O. daily price) U.S. cents per lb 27.05.97 71.6 71.9 69.1 72.9
Tea (all tea, London, weekly) Pence per kg 26.05.97 . . . 145.6 . . . 110.6
Bananas (Central America, DM per ton 29.05.97 1651 1875 1877 1078
f.o.r., Hamburg)





Rubber (RSS 1, spot London) Pence per kg 29.05.97 73.0 70.5 104.0 63.0
Cotton (COTLOOK, index "A" 1-3/32") U.S. cents per lb 23.05.97 79.3 78.7 82.3 71.4
Wool (64's, London) Pence per kg 23.05.97 410 407 448 551

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