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World Bank published latest commodity prices: September 2012

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In August 2012, energy and precious metals prices increased by 7.8% and 2.8% respectively.    Non-energy prices declined 1.5%.  Food prices remained virtually flat, beverages fell marginally, raw materials dropped by 2.9%, metals down by 4.4% and fertilizers were up slightly.  The US dollar depreciated 1% against the euro and 0.9% against a broad index of currencies.


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

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