Thailand’s new government risks bringing chaos to global markets again, reports Asia Sentinel The ability of Southeast Asian nations to screw up the one grains market for which they are a key part of international trade seems to know no bounds. Three years ago it was the Philippines and Vietnam which together conjured up a...
But lots of problems remain that could add to price volatility, World Bank says, writes Asia Sentinel’s John Berthelsen Fears of a major global food shortage appear to have abated since the first part of the year, with food prices declining slightly from their peak and prospects for the overall supply slightly brighter. However, prices...
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