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World Bank published latest commodity prices: April 2013

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In March of 2013, the US dollar price of internationally traded energy dropped by 4.2% while the dollar price of non-energy non-energy commodities fell by 2.9%. Food prices are down by 0.7%, beverages eased by 0.6%, raw materials declined by 2.4%, metals dropped by 6.7% while fertilizers are off by 1.9%. The declines partly reflect the appreciation of the US dollar, which rose by 3.4% against the euro and 0.9% against a broad index of currencies.


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