FAO/GIEWS - Food Outlook April 1998

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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
1988-90
Sugar (I.S.A. daily price) US cents per lb 24.03.98 10.0 9.9 11.1 11.9
Coffee (I.C.O. daily price) US cents per lb 24.03.98 119.7 131.5 124.9 93.0
Cocoa (I.C.C.O. daily price) US cents per lb 24.03.98 78.9 75.1 70.4 61.9
Tea (all tea, London, weekly) Pence per kg 23.03.98 139.0 174.7 143.7 114.1
Bananas (Central America, DM per ton 25.03.98 2 026 1/ 1 916 1/ 1 992 1/ 1 094
f.o.r., Hamburg)

1 432 2/ 1 392 2/ 1 480 2/
Rubber (RSS 1, spot London) Pence per kg 25.03.98 47.5 51.5 80.3 59.5
Cotton (COTLOOK, index "A"
1-3/32")
US cents per lb 20.03.98 68.5 67.6 80.1 74.0
Wool (64's, London) Pence per kg 20.03.98 380 392 429 559

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

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