In December 2011 all commodity price indices fell. Energy prices dropped by 1.2%, non-energy prices declined further by 2.7%, food fell by 2.9%, beverages by 6.1%, raw materials by 1.8%, metals by 0.6% and fertilizers by 9.0%. The US dollar appreciated 3.0% against the euro and 0.9% against a broad index of currencies.
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Indices of Nominal US$ Prices, Percent Changes (November to December 2011).