Cambodia: Food Price and Wage Bulletin: No. 47, January 2013

Report
from Government of Cambodia, World Food Programme
Published on 31 Jan 2013 View Original

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Food purchasing power of households increased in rural and urban areas by 5.9% and 7.4% month-on-month, respectively.

  • Retail price of lowest quality rice decreased in rural and urban areas by 1.6% and 2.1% month-on-month, respectively.

  • Wholesale price of mixed rice increased by 2.1% month-on-month and by 6.4% year-on-year.

  • Export price of Thai and Vietnamese rice, benchmarks for Asia, showed different trends: Thai rice prices increased by 2.2% month-on-month and Vietnamese rice prices decreased by 2.9% month-on-month.

  • The FAO Food Price Index and International Rice Prices remained stable month-on-month.