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Liberia - Market Price Monitor, 2017

Liberia - Market Price Monitor, 2017

Liberia - Market Price Monitor, February 2017

  • International rice reports stable to lower prices compared to the past one year;
  • The current average retail price of imported rice 50kg in Liberia is up by 22% compared to same period last year (February 2016) and 44.4% higher than pre-Ebola levels due to devaluation in local currency;
  • Price of palm oil, charcoal and especially gasoline also increase;
  • Terms of trade in general shifted against both agricultural workers and palm oil producing households.