FAO/GIEWS - Food Outlook No.5, November 1998 - Appendix tables

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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 20.10.98 7.5 6.8 11.2 11.9
Coffee (I.C.O. daily price) US cents per lb 20.10.98 93.7 91.6 115.9 93.0
Cocoa (I.C.C.O. daily price) US cents per lb 20.10.98 76.4 74.5 78.9 61.9
Tea (all tea, London, weekly) US$ per kg. 19.10.98 1.8 1.8 2.2 n.q.
Bananas (Central America, DM per tonne 23.10.98 1 529 1/ 1 825 1/ 1 977 1/ 1 094
f.o.r., Hamburg)

1 139 2/ 1 297 2/ 1 160 2/
Rubber (RSS 1, spot London) Pence per kg. 21.10.98 49.8 48.3 57.0 59.5
Cotton (COTLOOK, index "A"
1-3/32")
US cents per lb 16.10.98 60.4 65.4 77.5 74.0
Wool (64's, London) Pence per kg 16.10.98 279 300 428 559

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

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