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Category Archives: Agricultural
FT.com / Commodities – Grain prices surge as inventories fall further.
“…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
via YouTube – Why Global Food Prices Are Rising: CFR’s Laurie Garrett Explains.
“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