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World Bank published latest commodity prices: August 2011

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In July 2011 energy prices rose by 2.0%. Non-energy prices increased by 1.3%; food prices inched up by 0.2%; beverages gained 1.0%; raw materials prices fell by 3.6%; metals increased by 4.1%; fertilizers up by 1.5%. The US dollar appreciated 0.9% against the euro but did depreciated 0.7% against a broad index of currencies.

Indices of Nominal US$ Prices, Percent Changes (June to July 2011)

Source: The World Bank, Prospects Group, Commodities

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