UN / FOOD PRICE INDEX UPDATE

03-Feb-2023 00:00:52
Briefing journalists today in New York, a UN Spokesperson said that according to Food and Agriculture Organization, “world food commodity prices declined in January for the tenth consecutive month.” UNIFEED
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STORY: UN / FOOD PRICE INDEX UPDATE
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DATELINE: 03 FEBRUARY 2023, NEW YORK CITY / FILE
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FILE - NEW YORK CITY

1. Wide shot, exterior UN Headquarters

03 FEBRUARY 2023, NEW YORK CITY

2. Wide shot press room dais
3. SOUNDBITE (English) Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, United Nations:
“World food commodity prices declined in January for the tenth consecutive month. The FAO Food Price Index averaged 131.2 points in January, that’s 0.8 percent lower than the previous month, that’s December of 2022.”
4. Med shot, press room
5. SOUNDBITE (English) Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, United Nations:
“The FAO says that low domestic prices could result in a small cutback in wheat plantings in the Russian Federation, the world’s largest exporter, while severe war-induced impacts in Ukraine are estimated to reduce winter wheat area plantings by about 40 percent.”
6. Wide shot, press room
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Briefing journalists today (03 Feb) in New York, a UN Spokesperson said that according to Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), “world food commodity prices declined in January for the tenth consecutive month.”

The UN Spokesperson for the Secretary-General, Stéphane Dujarric, said, “The FAO Food Price Index averaged 131.2 points in January, that’s 0.8 percent lower than the previous month, that’s December of 2022.”

He continued, “The FAO says that low domestic prices could result in a small cutback in wheat plantings in the Russian Federation, the world’s largest exporter, while severe war-induced impacts in Ukraine are estimated to reduce winter wheat area plantings by about 40 percent.”
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