Markets and Trade
Empowerment of women and youth working in the tea sector is also crucial, FAO Director-General says
Vegetable oil and maize prices slightly decrease after recent surge, while rice, meat, dairy and sugar prices slightly increase and global trade prospects dim
War drives large increases in international prices for wheat, maize and vegetable oils
Vegetable oils and dairy products lead the increase, while early forecasts point to strong prospects for maize and wheat in the year ahead
FAO Director-General joins global industry experts at event as part of World Food Day celebrations
QU Dongyu emphasizes the need to address long-term impact of the COVID-19 pandemic
Dialogue examines tremendous potential but also risks that digital innovations present for farmers and rural populations
FAO Director-General and Professor Jeffrey Sachs joined discussion on ways to overcome trade-offs on the path to achieving SDG 2

Markets and Trade

Transparent and efficient agricultural commodity markets and trade for global food security

 

FAO's Markets and Trade Division (EST), with its expertise on world agricultural trade, provides analytical and policy information to the United Nations (UN) community, global stakeholders, and beyond. EST keeps a comprehensive market intelligence service of the main agricultural commodities, and houses the Committee Secretariats on Commodity Problems (CCP), the Intergovernmental Commodity Groups (IGGs), and the Agricultural Market Information System (AMIS). Early warnings of food shortfalls are managed by EST.

Global Commodity Markets

Global Commodity Markets monitors major agricultural commodities, including basic foodstuffs, tropical products and raw materials.

Global Information Early Warning System

Global Information and Early Warning System, the leading source of information on world food production and food security, monitors world supply and demand of basic food. 

Trade Policy and Partnerships

Trade Policy & Partnerships promotes transparent, efficient agricultural commodity markets and trade by supporting its Members, including facilitating multi-stakeholder partnerships.

Emerging Trends, Challenges and Opportunities

Emerging trends, challenges and opportunities produces multidisciplinary analyses related to agricultural trade and markets, and guidance for responsible value chains. 

Global Commodity Markets

Global Commodity Markets monitors major agricultural commodities, including basic foodstuffs, tropical products and raw materials.

Trade Policy and Partnerships

Trade Policy & Partnerships promotes transparent, efficient agricultural commodity markets and trade by supporting its Members, including facilitating multi-stakeholder partnerships.

Global Information Early Warning System

Global Information and Early Warning System, the leading source of information on world food production and food security, monitors world supply and demand of basic food. 

Emerging Trends, Challenges and Opportunities

Emerging trends, challenges and opportunities produces multidisciplinary analyses related to agricultural trade and markets, and guidance for responsible value chains. 

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FPMA

Food Price Monitoring and Analysis

AMIS

Agricultural Market Information System