FAO index of food prices in June rose the most over the last four years
in June, the cost of all components of the index, the FAO, and grain products, meat and milk, sugar significantly increased. Fell only vegetable oil.
"In June, was recorded not only the further growth that occurs during the fifth month in a row) index of food prices, but also the greatest increase over the last 4 years", - reported in the report of FAO (food and agriculture organization of the United Nations).
In June has risen in price all commodities except vegetable oils. Increased price of sugar, somewhat less expensive grains, meat and dairy products.
In June, the CPI FAO amounted to 163.4 p., which is 4.2% or 6.6 points more than in may.
the food price Index of FAO is a generalized index, which reflects prices of the five major groups of food products on world markets. It is a weighted average price of the sub-indices of cereals, meat and dairy products, sugar and vegetable oils.