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Global food prices drop 2.1% in July

Aug 07, 2014

Global food prices drop 2.1% in July

According to FAO, the recent sharp slide in cereal prices reflected significant fall in international prices of maize and wheat, a reaction to excellent production prospects in many major producing countries. #United Nations #NewsTracker #food prices #FAO #Cereals #Dairy products #Oilseeds
Why Modi sarkaar should ready itself for another fight with inflation

Jul 15, 2014

Why Modi sarkaar should ready itself for another fight with inflation

This delay in rainfall has led to a 51% annual decline in the sowing of kharif crops. This means there will be an impact on their production which is likely to lead to inflation. #Inflation #Economy #India #GDP #Finance minister #ConnectTheDots #Wholesale price index #Arun Jaitley #WPI #Growth #CPI #Narendra Modi government #hoarding #food price rise
States should act against hoarders, no need to panic about inflation: Jaitley

Jul 04, 2014

States should act against hoarders, no need to panic about inflation: Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said there is "no panic situation" and asked the states to take measures to crackdown on hoarding and black marketing to rein in prices. #Inflation #India #food inflation #Finance minister #TheySaidIt #Arun Jaitley #Monsoon #onions #Potatoes #Price Rise #Ram Vilas Paswan #hoarding #food price rise
Hoarding, not shortage, of goods cause for food price rise: Paswan

Jul 02, 2014

Hoarding, not shortage, of goods cause for food price rise: Paswan

Blaming hoarders for soaring food prices, Union Food and Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan said that the Centre will not tolerate such practices. #Inflation #Economy #India #Sugar #TheySaidIt #onions #Ram Vilas Paswan #Food Security Act #SHortage #hoarding #food price rise #Food and Consumer Affairs minister
Not surprised by fuel price hike: Nitish

Jul 01, 2014

Not surprised by fuel price hike: Nitish

Kumar's terse remarks came as reaction to hike of petrol price by a steep Rs 1.69 per litre and diesel by 50 paise a litre. #Politics #Narendra Modi #PoliticalPlay #Petrol #Diesel #Nitish Kumar #Food price

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Not surprised by fuel price hike: Nitish

Aug 19, 2014

Consumer Prices Tick Higher in July

Consumer prices barely budged as declining energy prices helped offset food, rents prices, adding ammo for the Fed to keep rates low...
Not surprised by fuel price hike: Nitish

Aug 22, 2014

Liberia’s West Point Slum Reels From the Nightmare of Ebola

Food prices skyrocket overnight after the Monrovia slum is quarantine... #Liberia #West Africa
Not surprised by fuel price hike: Nitish

Aug 19, 2014

Consumer price growth slows as energy costs decline

Consumer prices grew last month at their slowest pace since February, as lower energy costs offset higher price tags for food and shelter, the Labor Department said Tuesday... #Liberia #West Africa