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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 29, 2014

New test could expose organic food frauds

Slapping on the "organic" label to inflate the price of produce might become a thing of the past thanks to researchers from the Bavarian Health and Food Safety Authority and the Wuerzburg University in Germany, who have developed a high-tech test to ...
Not surprised by fuel price hike: Nitish

Sep 02, 2014

Food Supply Threatened in Ebola-Ravaged West Africa, Says U.N.

The disease-stricken region is facing a fresh crisis, as it contends with meager food supplies and sky-high price... #West Africa #Liberia #Sierra Leone #United Nations
Not surprised by fuel price hike: Nitish

Aug 27, 2014

Agree To Purchase ConAgra Foods At $25, Earn 2.6% Using Options

Investors eyeing a purchase of ConAgra Foods, Inc. (NYSE: CAG) stock, but cautious about paying the going market price of $32.08/share, might benefit from considering selling puts among the alternative strategies at their disposal. One interesting pu... #ConAgra Foods, Inc. #NYSE