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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.
Price warning level:  High   Moderate [Based on the Indicator of Price Anomalies (IPA)]

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High alert
07/12/2018

Prices surged in October to record highs due to a deficit of foreign exchange and a reduced value of the local currency
Moderate alert
07/12/2018

Prices increased in November and were well above their year-earlier levels underpinned by a reduced 2018 output
High alert
07/12/2018

Prices spiked unseasonally in November to record or near-record highs due to a further sharp devaluation of the local currency
Moderate alert
07/12/2018

Prices followed mixed trends in November but were generally at exceptionally high levels due to the weak currency, insecurity and high fuel prices
Moderate alert
07/12/2018

Prices declined further in November but were still well above their year-earlier levels on the backdrop of increased fuel prices and low public stocks
Moderate alert
07/12/2018

Prices dropped further in November with the new harvest but still at high levels, underpinned by social unrest and concerns over the 2018 output
Moderate alert
07/12/2018

Prices eased in November and remained well above their year-earlier levels underpinned by concerns over the 2018 output
Moderate alert
07/12/2018

Prices remained well above their year-earlier levels despite some declines, after sustained increases triggered by higher export prices
Moderate alert
07/12/2018

Prices of wheat and maize declined in November but remained at levels well above those a year earlier due to a weak currency and tight supplies