France August Agricultural Producer Prices

Following is a summary of the August agricultural prices report from the French Statistics Office in Paris:

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                                 Aug.       Monthly         Annual
                                 2011       Changes        Changes
                                Index          MoM%           YoY%
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General Index                  129.6          -0.1%           8.2%
Ex fruit and vegetable         132.6          -0.3%           9.5%
 Vegetable products            144.1          -1.2%           7.2%
  Cereals                      201.3           1.7%           5.5%
   Wheat                       202.2           2.6%          -3.6%
   Maize                       193.0           0.7%          19.1%
  Potatoes                     130.9            n/a          10.1%
  Wines                        120.6          -1.6%           8.5%
  Oils                         194.4          -2.9%          15.9%
  Herbs and flowers            101.3          -1.4%          -0.6%
Other veg. products            102.5          -0.1%           9.0%
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                                 Aug.       Monthly         Annual
                                 2011       Changes        Changes
                                Index          MoM%           YoY%
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 Fruit and vegetables          108.3            n/a          -2.4%
  Vegetables                   108.6            n/a           5.4%
  Fruits                       112.0            n/a         -11.2%
 Animal Products               122.2           0.8%          12.1%
  Livestock                    114.3           0.8%           9.9%
  Beef**                       117.1           2.4%           8.5%
  Pork                         107.4           1.8%           5.5%
  Sheep                        110.8          -1.5%           4.2%
  Poultry                      137.7          -1.3%          15.8%
Milk                           130.9           0.0%           8.9%
  Cow milk                     132.7           0.0%           9.7%
 Eggs                          186.2           6.4%         127.2%
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NOTE: Index levels based at 2005=100.
            Price of milk is available with one month lag.
            Beef** - Calf, baby beef, veal. Does not include large cattle.

SOURCE: Institut National de la Statistique et des Etudes Economiques (INSEE)

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