FAO Food Price Index hits a six-month low in July
Falling grain, oilseed and dairy prices push index down
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07 August 2014, Rome - The FAO Food Price Index decreased for a fourth consecutive month in July mainly due to a sharp decline in international prices for maize, wheat and certain oilseeds that reflect ample supplies for these commodities.

Shirley Mustafa is an Economist with FAO’s Trade and Market Division in Rome. In the following interview she elaborates on the Food Price Index for July. (Interview conducted by Sandra Ferrari)
3min. 01sec.
Topic(s): Food prices
Produced by: Sandra Ferrari
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