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World Bank published latest commodity prices: July 2012

John Baffes's picture

In June 2012 prices fell further with energy plummeting by 12% and non-energy declining by 3.6%.  Food prices dropped by 1.2%, beverages weakened by 4%, raw materials cut by 6.8%, metals soften by 5.1% and fertilizers fell by 5.3%. The US dollar appreciated 2.1% against the euro and 1.4% against a broad index of currencies.

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Indices of Nominal US$ Prices, Percent Changes (May  to June 2012)