Afghanistan Initial Market Price Bulletin for the month of January 2013 (Reported in Feb 2013)

Situation Report
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Main highlights:

  • Average wheat grain retail price was decreasing during July 2011- July 2012; however, it was increasing from August through December 2012. On the international market, a decreasing trend of wheat price was continuously observed from October 2011 to May 2012, but has been increasing from June to December 2012. A sharp increased price of wheat grain in international markets (June-August 2012) is slightly transmitted to main city markets of Afghanistan during September 2012.

  • Following the Wheat grain price trend, Wheat flour average price was also decreasing during July 2011 - May 2012, but was increasing in the months of June - December 2012 in the main urban cities of Afghanistan.