In August 2011 energy prices fell by 6.3%. Non-energy prices dropped by 1.6%; food prices moved up by 0.8%; beverages declined by 1.4%; raw materials prices slipped by 0.7%; metals declined notably by 4.1%; fertilizers gained by 1.2%. The US dollar depreciated 0.4% against the euro but appreciated 0.6% against a broad index of currencies.
Indices of Nominal US$ Prices, Percent Changes (July to August 2011)
Source: The World Bank, Prospects Group, Commodities 
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