Home > GIEWS - Global Information and Early Warning System

This web site contains latest information and analysis on domestic prices of basic foods mainly in developing countries, complementing FAO analysis on international markets. It provides early warning on high food prices at country level  that may negatively affect food security. All data used in the analysis can be found in the FPMA Tool.

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Domestic Price Warnings

Countries where prices of one or more basic food commodity are at abnormal high levels in main markets (identified by the Indicator of Price Anomalies), which could negatively impact access to food at national level

Price warning level:  High   Moderate  [Based on GIEWS analysis]

Food Policy and Market Developments

16/01/2019 - 
On 12 January, the Government of Zimbabwe announced a sharp increase in fuel prices, which became effective on 13 January. The prices of diesel and gasoline more than doubled to [...]
11/01/2019 - 
On 10 January, the Government ordered the National Cereals and Produce Board (NCPB) to purchase 2 million 90-kg bags from farmers at a price of KES 2 500 (USD 24.39) [...]
11/01/2019 - 
On 27 December, the government announced it will maintain the suspension on import duties for soft wheat, first introduced in mid-October (FPMA Food Policies), for an additional four months until [...]
20/12/2018 - 
On 11 December, the Cabinet Committee on Industrial and Economic Development approved a 26 percent increase in the procurement price for the 2018 wheat crop, now pegged at USD 630 [...]
28/11/2018 - 
On 22 November, the Government set a 5 percent subsidy on non-basmati rice exports under the Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (MEIS) of the Ministry of Commerce. The measure became [...]

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