Going Green

Friday, March 28, 2008

Rice Prices Jump

Rising food grains prices will continue to be a problem.

Jump in rice price fuels fears of unrest

By Javier Blas in London and Daniel Ten Kate in Bangkok
Published: March 27 2008 18:30 Last updated: March 28 2008 09:06

Rice prices jumped 30 per cent to an all-time high on Thursday, raising fears of fresh outbreaks of social unrest across Asia where the grain is a staple food for more than 2.5bn people.

The increase came after Egypt, a leading exporter, imposed a...(complete article here).

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