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FAO Food Price Index slightly up in May: higher cereal and dairy prices offset easing sugar and vegetable oil quotations
June 07, 2024

FAO Food Price Index slightly up in May: higher cereal and dairy prices offset easing sugar and vegetable oil quotations

The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) stood at 120.4 points in May 2024, up 1.1 points (0.9 percent) from its revised April level, as increases in the price indices for cereals and dairy products slightly more than offset decreases in those for sugar and vegetable oils, while the meat price index was almost unchanged. 
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FAO Food Price Index up marginally in April, mostly driven by higher world meat prices
May 08, 2024

FAO Food Price Index up marginally in April, mostly driven by higher world meat prices

The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) stood at 119.1 points in April 2024, up 0.3 points (0.3 percent) from its revised March level, as an increase in the price index for meat and smaller upturns of vegetable oil and cereal indices slightly more than offset decreases in those for sugar and dairy products.
After seven months of decline, FAO Food Price Index ticks up in March, mostly driven by higher world vegetable oil prices
April 05, 2024

After seven months of decline, FAO Food Price Index ticks up in March, mostly driven by higher world vegetable oil prices

The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) stood at 118.3 points in March 2024, up 1.3 points (1.1 percent) from its revised February level, as increases in the price indices for vegetable oils, dairy products and meat slightly more than offset decreases in those for sugar and cereals.
FAO Food Price Index eases again in February, mostly driven by lower world cereal prices
March 10, 2024

FAO Food Price Index eases again in February, mostly driven by lower world cereal prices

The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) stood at 117.3 points in February 2024, down 0.9 points (0.7 percent) from its revised January level
FAO Food Price fell further in January mainly on lower wheat and maize prices
February 07, 2024

FAO Food Price fell further in January mainly on lower wheat and maize prices

The FAO Food Price Index*(FFPI) stood at 118.0 points in January 2024, down 1.2 points (1.0 percent) from its revised December level, as decreases in the price indices for cereals and meat more than offset an increase in the sugar price index, while those for dairy and vegetable oils only registered slight adjustments.
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FAO Food Price index eased substantially in 2023
January 06, 2024

FAO Food Price index eased substantially in 2023

The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) stood at 118.5 points in December 2023, down 1.8 points (1.5 percent) from its November level, as decreases in the price indices for sugar, vegetable oils and meat more than offset increases in dairy products and cereals.
FAO Food Price Index overall unchanged in November
December 13, 2023

FAO Food Price Index overall unchanged in November

The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 120.4 points in November 2023, unchanged from its revised October level
FAO Food Price Index continues to drop, but at a slower pace
November 13, 2023

FAO Food Price Index continues to drop, but at a slower pace

The FAO Food Price Index (FFPI) averaged 120.6 points in October 2023, down 0.7 points (0.5 percent) from September, continuing the downward trend and standing 14.8 points (10.9 percent) below its corresponding value a year ago.
FAO Food Price Index virtually unchanged in September
October 08, 2023

FAO Food Price Index virtually unchanged in September

The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 121.5 points in September 2023, almost unchanged from its value in August, as declines in the price indices of vegetable oils, dairy and meat had offset increases in the sugar and cereal price indices.
FAO Food Price Index drops in August, reversing the slight rebound of the previous month
September 13, 2023

FAO Food Price Index drops in August, reversing the slight rebound of the previous month

The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 121.4 points in August 2023, down 2.6 points (2.1 percent) from July, reversing the rebound registered last month and pushing the index as much as 38.3 points (24.0 percent) below its peak reached in March 2022.
From left to right: Dr. Maximo Torero, FAO Chief Economist, Dr. Qu Dongyu, Director-General FAO, Mr. Julio Eduardo Martinetti, Ambassador of Peru to Italy, Dr. André Devaux, WPC Director, and Mr. Christian Barrantes, Vice Minister of MIDAGRI, Peru.
August 16, 2023

World Potato Congress Receives Invitation to Deliver Address During the 43rd Session of the FAO Conference in Rome

Earlier in July, the World Potato Congress was honored to receive an invitation to deliver an address during the 43rd session of the FAO Conference in Rome, Italy.
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FAO Food Price Index rebounds slightly in July
August 07, 2023

FAO Food Price Index rebounds slightly in July

The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 123.9 points in July 2023, up 1.5 points (1.3 percent) from June but remaining 16.6 points (11.8 percent) below its value in the corresponding month last year.
July 08, 2023

FAO Food Price Index continues to fall

The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 122.3 points in June 2023, down 1.7 points (1.4 percent) from May, continuing the downward trend and averaging as much as 37.4 points (23.4 percent) below the peak it reached in March 2022.
The FAO Food Price Index back to its downward trend in May
June 08, 2023

The FAO Food Price Index back to its downward trend in May

The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 124.3 points in May 2023, down 3.4 points (2.6 percent) from April and as much as 35.4 points (22.1 percent) from the all-time high it reached in March 2022.
The FAO Food Price Index rebounded slightly in April 2023
May 07, 2023

The FAO Food Price Index rebounded slightly in April 2023

The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 127.2 points in April 2023, up 0.8 points (0.6 percent) from March and standing 31.2 points (19.7 percent) below its value in the corresponding month last year.
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The FAO Food Price Index continues to drop in March 2023
April 09, 2023

The FAO Food Price Index continues to drop in March 2023

The FAO Food Price Index* (FFPI) averaged 126.9 points in March 2023, down 2.8 points (2.1 percent) from February, marking the twelfth consecutive monthly decline since reaching its peak one year ago.

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