António Guterres

After the start of the “grain corridor”, global food prices began to fall

The opening of the "grain corridor" for export of agricultural products from Ukrainian ports has started the process of stabilization of world food markets. UN Secretary-General António Guterres said at a news conference after a tripartite meeting with Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Lviv on Aug.

There are already signs that the global food market has started to stabilise. That's how they are wheat prices down 8% after signing the agreements. The United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization price index has fallen 9% since July - the most significant drop since 2008. Prices of most food items have fallen to pre-war levels.

In this ZusaIn addition, he called on all parties to further implement the agreements reached within the framework of the grain agreement.

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