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World Bank published latest commodity prices: August 2012

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In July 2012 prices rebounded with energy up by 5.6% and non-energy up by 4.6%.  Food prices soared by 10.3%, beverages rallied by 6.1%, raw materials fell by 1.2%, metals down marginally by 0.5% and fertilizers lowered by 1.6%. The US dollar appreciated 2.1% against the euro and depreciated 0.5% against a broad index of currencies.

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

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