Cambodia: Food Price and Wage Bulletin: No. 61, March 2014

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  • Food purchasing power of households increased in rural and urban areas 2.7% and 1.4% month-on-month.
  • Retail price of lowest quality rice decreased 1.3% in rural areas and increased 1.5% in urban areas month-on-month.
  • Wholesale price of mixed rice increased 1.6% month-on-month and 1.6% year-on-year.
  • The Inflation Rate was 4.3% in February. Food prices decreased 0.2% and gasoline prices increased 0.8% month-on-month.
  • FAO Food Price Index averaged 212.8 points, a month-on-month increase of 2.3% due to unfavorable weather conditions affecting some crops.
  • Thai and Vietnamese Export price of rice: Thai rice prices increased 0.3% while export price of Vietnamese rice decreased 2.7% month-on-month.