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Global food price monitor
11 February 2013
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 Export prices of wheat and maize declined for the second consecutive month in January but were still above their levels a year earlier. International rice prices followed mixed trends, depending on variety and origin.

 In Southern Africa, prices of main staple maize continued to rise in the past two months, particularly in Malawi, where in January they were double their levels of a year earlier in several markets.

 In Eastern and Western Africa, cereal prices declined markedly in recent months, although still remaining high in some markets.

 Domestic prices of wheat in importing and exporting countries remain at high levels.

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