Agricultural and soft product prices have strong business and social impacts: decisions of production, consumption and trade, food prices and world hunger. Beyond professionals (producers, manufacturers, distributors, and retailers), consumers and particularly poor people are very sensitive to increases and volatility in agricultural commodity prices.
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