World food prices rise for first time in 5 months: UN FAO1 min read 07 Nov 2019, 06:39 PM IST
FAO's food price index, averaged 172.7 points in October, up 1.7% on the previous month and 6.0% year-on-year
FAO also predicted that cereal production would be 2.704 billion tonnes in 2019, slightly lower than its last forecast
ROME : World food prices rose for the first time in five months in October, boosted by jumps in quotations for sugar and cereals, the United Nations food agency said on Thursday.
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