Disasters hit China’s grain output, higher food prices likely

Submitted by Callemity on Wed, 25/07/2007 - 17:00

BEIJING: Floods and other natural disasters are hurting China’s grain output, the government said Monday, raising the prospect of higher food prices with inflation already at uncomfortably high levels.“Agricultural production is facing various problems, including flooding, drought, typhoon, plant diseases and insect pests,” the agriculture ministry said in a statement posted on its website.“Stabilising the [...]

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