Markets and Trade
Coarse grain production on track to hit an all-time high, pushing up overall supply and trade prospects
At the GFFA in Berlin, Chief Economist Máximo Torero urges unity to end hunger and support policy and monitoring tools already in place
Benchmark measure of world food commodity prices ends 2023 about 10 percent below its year-earlier level
International cereal quotations dip, vegetable oil prices rise, and record grains harvest is expected in the year ahead
Global food import bill to hit a new record high in 2023, with a reduction in import volumes for the most vulnerable countries

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