World food price index rises in Oct for fifth month running: FAO2 min read . Updated: 05 Nov 2020, 02:51 PM IST
FAO food price index, which measures monthly changes for a basket of cereals, oilseeds, dairy products, meat and sugar, averaged 100.9 points last month, the highest since Jan, versus a slightly revised 97.8 in Sept
ROME : World food prices rose for a fifth month running in October, fully recovering from the shock caused by the global coronavirus pandemic and with gains seen in most sectors, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.
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