Highlight of the month October 20118
• International Food Price Index increased by 2.2% month-on-month.
• The wholesale price of mixed paddy decreased 11.8% month-on-month but increased 1% year-on-year. The price of mixed rice also decreased 15.8% month-on-month and decreased 4.2% year-on-year.
• The wholesale price of Jasmin (Mlis) paddy decreased 17% month-on-month and also decreased 1.7% year-on-year. The price of Jasmin rice also decreased 11.6% month-on-month and decreased 2.3% year-on-year.
• The price of fresh cassava decreased 18% month-on-month but increased 54% year-on-year. The price of dried cassava also decreased 29% month-on-month and increased 13.6% year-on-year.