The graph below shows changes in global food and oil prices between 2000 and 2011. Summarise it.

The line graph compares the average
price
of a
barrel
of
oil
with the
food
price
index
over a period of 11 years. It is clear that average global prices of
both
oil
and
food
rose considerably between 2000 and 2011.
Furthermore
, the trends for
both
commodities were very similar, and so a strong correlation (93.6%) is indicated. In the year 2000, the average global
oil
price
was close to 25 dollars per
barrel
, and the
food
price
index
stood at just under 90 points. Over the following four
years
Accept comma addition
years, both
both
prices remained relatively stable, before rising steadily (sürekli) between 2004 and 2007. By 2007, the average
oil
price
had almost doubled, to nearly 60 dollars per
barrel
and
food
prices had risen by around 50 points. A dramatic increase in
both
commodity prices was seen from 2007 to 2008, with
oil
prices reaching a peak of approximately 130 dollars per
barrel
and the
food
price
index
rising to 220 points.
However
, by the beginning of 2009 the
price
of
oil
had dropped by roughly 90 dollars, and the
food
price
index
was down by about 80 points.
Finally
, in 2011, the average
oil
price
rose once again, to nearly 100 dollars per
barrel
, while the
food
price
index
reached its peak, at almost 240 points.

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