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FT.com / Commodities – Grain prices surge as inventories fall further

FT.com / Commodities – Grain prices surge as inventories fall further.

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China reports wider outbreak of wheat diseases | Reuters

“…The ministry aims to control losses from the outbreaks to less than five percent. Earlier, the wheat crop in China, the world’s largest consumer, has been hit by drought, although irrigation has helped improve soil moisture….” via China reports wider … Continue reading

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Why Global Food Prices Are Rising: CFR’s Laurie Garrett Explains

via YouTube – Why Global Food Prices Are Rising: CFR’s Laurie Garrett Explains.

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Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan Eating Up Emergency Wheat Supplies | EurasiaNet.org

“The reasons for the surge are well beyond Bishkek or Dushanbe’s control, with poor weather and export restrictions in wheat-growing countries, as well as fears of large orders in some consuming markets, to blame, says the World Bank. Internationally, wheat … Continue reading

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