Produce index down; prices set to surge
- 'El Nino unlikely to cause spike in farm commodity prices'. Davies, Isabel // Farmers Weekly;10/30/2015, Issue 1051, p1
The article reports that according to the World Bank's Quarterly grain market outlook in its quarterly Commodity Market Outlook though El Nino may be the strongest since 1950 it will not increase grain prices globally. Topics include impact on food prices as El Nino affects southern hemisphere...
- Global wheat markets down amid Chinese downturn. Cooper, Olivia // Farmers Weekly;1/8/2016, Issue 1061, p1
The article reports on fall in global wheat market in China. Topics discussed include suspension on trading in Chinese stock markets due to drop in share prices, China being major importer of agricultural commodities on a global scale, removal of wheat and maize export quotas in Argentina, and...
- Food. Green, Emily // New Statesman;02/20/98, Vol. 127 Issue 4373, p39
Focuses on the effects of the El Nino to California. Effect of the phenomenon to the world's weather; Significant impact of the El Nino to California's food products; Damages wrought by the phenomenon to the state.
- 'Severe' El NiÃ±o puts agriculture markets on edge. Perkins, Carina // Grocer;9/5/2015, p14
The article discusses data which showed that the El NiÃ±o weather event led to severe drought, flooding and forest fires and impacted the agricultural commodities.
- What could El NiÃ±o mean for food costs? Farrell, Claire // Grocer;3/14/2015, Vol. 238 Issue 8196, p20
The article explores the impact of the weather phenomenon El NiÃ±o on commodity prices until 2016.
- commodity prices: El Nino worries drive up sugar prices. // Grocer;10/31/2015, p16
The article reports on the prices of sugar in Great Britain which continue to rise amid concerns about the effects of El NiÃ±o and the prices of other commodities including arabica and oats.
- El Nino and Asian crisis weaken production and prices of Valley cotton. D'Ambrosio, Michele // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley;11/30/98, Issue 322388, p1
Discloses that the impact of the El Nino trends and the Asian crisis have weakened cotton production and prices for San Joaquin Valley, California, growers. Cotton harvest throughout the United States in 1997; Effect of drought experienced in Texas to the state's cotton growers.
- EL NI?O AND WORLD PRIMARY COMMODITY PRICES: WARM WATER OR HOT AIR? Brunner, Allan D. // Working Papers -- U.S. Federal Reserve Board's International Fin;1998, p1
Some believe that the current El Ni?o is the most severe episode in the past 100 years. This paper sketches the historical effects of El Ni?o on world primary commodity prices, in addition to other measures of world economic activity. There is a great deal of interest in the effects of...
- WAIT FOR THE EL NINO EFFECT. Moody, Oliver // Telegraph (Calcutta, India);5/25/2015, p9
The article reports on the warning given by University of Reading meteorologist Nicholas Klingaman that El Nino can drive the increase of food prices.