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FAO Food Outlook, November 2017
The world’s food import bill is rising despite large production and robust supply. The higher import bill is driven by increased international demand for most foodstuffs as well as higher freight rates. The livestock and dairy sectors are particularly dynamic. World output of oilseeds oils is expected to increase slightly this year after last year’s strong season. As well as providing detailed analyses of the production, trade and demand for major cereal and oilcrops, the Food Outlook updates trends for cassava, which has been one of the fastest-expanding staple crops at the global level and is the third most important..
Reference: FITW0159
5min. 52sec.
Language(s): English
Topic(s): Agriculture & crops, Food prices, Food production & stocks, Food safety & consumer protection, Food Security, Interview