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Global food price monitor
10 March 2014
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 Export prices of wheat rose in February mainly on concerns about the 2014 winter wheat outlook in the United States. Prices of maize also strengthened supported by increased export demand, while international rice prices showed mixed trends according to origin. Overall, cereal export prices remained below their year-earlier levels.

 In Southern Africa, maize prices remained at record or near-record levels but stabilized or increased at a slower rate in February, with improved 2014 production prospects.

 In Central America, prices of red beans surged in February reflecting a reduced subregional output in 2013.



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