Experts from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization said that in January 2021, global food and food prices rose to a record high in nearly 7 years
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According to a report on the kabar.kg website of Kyrgyzstan on February 5, according to data released by experts from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, in January 2021, global food and food prices rose by 4.3%, a new high since July 2014, of which food prices rose the most , Reaching 7.1%. The price of corn rose by 11.2%, mainly due to the reduction in corn supply, and the expansion of China’s procurement scale, while the US production and stocks were reduced, and Argentina suspended corn export licenses; the price of wheat rose by 6.8%, mainly due to the increase in market demand. Russia is expected Since March 2021, the export tax on wheat will be doubled; sugar prices have risen by 8.1%due to concerns about reduced supplies in Europe, Russia, Thailand and drought in South America, increasing import demand in consumer countries; in addition, the prices of dairy products and meat in January They also rose 1.6%and 1%respectively.