Markets and Trade
FAO Food Price Index is now only 0.3 percent higher than a year earlier
FAO Food Outlook forecasts point to somewhat easing world market conditions, but increasing uncertainties
International quotations of food commodity groups covered by FAO Food Price Index all declined, except for cereals
FAO Director-General QU Dongyu calls for bold action to transform the cotton sector
Prices of vegetable oils lead the decline in September
FAO Food Price Index dips by 1.9 percent while new FAO forecasts point to lower global cereals output in 2022
Agricultural Outlook 2022-31 underscores crucial role of investments in technology, infrastructure and human capital to raise agricultural productivity
FAO’s State of Agricultural Commodity Markets examines ways to enhance the contribution of trade to food security, resilience and environmental goals

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 Secretariats of the Committee 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