FAO/GIEWS - Food Outlook July/August/September 1997

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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 26.08.97 11.8 11.6 12.3 9.9
Coffee (I.C.O. daily price) U.S. cents per lb 26.08.97 128.0 134.6 107.0 105.1
Cocoa (I.C.C.O. daily price) U.S. cents per lb 26.08.97 79.0 73.8 67.5 72.9
Tea (all tea, London, weekly) Pence per kg 25.08.97 . . . 134.8 . . . 110.6
Bananas (Central America, DM per ton 22.08.97 1 703 1/ 1 727 1 205 1 078
f.o.r., Hamburg)

1 088 2/ 1 295 890
Rubber (RSS 1, spot London) Pence per kg 27.08.97 59.0 59.5 87.3 63.0
Cotton (COTLOOK, index "A" 1-3/32") U.S. cents per lb 22.08.97 81.1 81.9 74.9 71.4
Wool (64's, London) Pence per kg 22.08.97 429 423 423 551

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

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