Food and Fuel Crisis
Food & Fuel Prices
Commodity Prices Rebound on Supply Shortfalls
Commodity prices, led by food and energy, leapt 10 percent in the third quarter due to supply constraints, according to the latest IMF research.
After a strong recovery during 2009–10, the IMF's Primary Commodities Price Index (PCPI) stayed essentially flat during 2011 and then fell during the second quarter of 2012 on weakening demand