Finweek English Edition - - ECONOMIC TRENDS -

At the end of 2010, The Econ­o­mist monthly com­mod­ity price in­dex for food was recorded at 225 in­dex points – the high­est level ever recorded at month-end. The pre­vi­ous high of 220,9 oc­curred at end-June 2008. At the time that was the high­est level of food prices recorded over 30 years. It sparked a full-blown cri­sis.

In­ter­na­tional food price in­dex

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