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Commodities mixed on US, China prospects

AFP, LONDON

By Friday on the ICE Futures US exchange in New York, Arabica for delivery in December had fallen to US$1.0505 a pound from US$1.106 a week earlier.

On LIFFE, London’s futures exchange, Robusta for January sank to US$1,457 a tonne from US$1,582 a week earlier.

SUGAR: Prices fell further after striking a one-year peak last month following a fire at a key terminal in top producer Brazil.

By Friday on the ICE Futures US exchange, the price of unrefined sugar for delivery in March dropped to US$0.1834 a pound from US$0.1889 a week earlier.

On LIFFE, the price of a tonne of white sugar for March — the week’s most traded contract — slipped to US$488 from US$501.50 for the December contract a week earlier.

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