Commodity prices (measured in U.S. dollars) were mostly down in June 2011. Energy prices retreated by 1.7%. Non-energy prices slipped by 0.4%; food prices edged up by 0.4%; beverages fell by 3.1%; raw materials prices dropped by 2.1%; metals and drifted down by 1.2%; fertilizers jumped by 10.2%. The US dollar depreciated 0.5% against the euro but did not change against a broad index of currencies.
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Indices of Nominal US$ Prices, Percent Changes (May to June 2011)
Source: The World Bank, Prospects Group, Commodities