- Border closures and movement restrictions reduce trade volumes in Ebola-affected sub-region.
- Monthly prices remained stable between August and September 2014 in Guinea with the exception of Labé market, were local rice prices fell by 21 percent.
- Boarder closure and movement restrictions in Guinea cause retail and producer prices for potatoes to drop significantly in recent months.
- In Liberia, prices for imported rice have continued to increase beyond their seasonal pattern.
- The exchanges rates of the Liberian Dollar (LRD) and the Sierra Leone Leone (SLL) against the US Dollar have stabilized (LRD) / increased (SLL) in September. In Liberia, however, the exchange rate remains more than 13 percent below September 2013 levels, which maintains inflationary pressure on domestic prices of imported food commodities.
- 16 weekly markets closed in Senegal along the border with Guinea, causing significant trade contraction between the two countries.