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How governments are reacting to food riots

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How governments are reacting to food riots

Middle East countries are suddenly becoming high-demand buyers of wheat and other commodities, all in an effort to avoid or prevent the kinds of riots that have taken shape in Egypt. And such hoarding is likely to intensify, according to a recent Goldman Sachs report.


February 1, 2011
By The Globe and Mail

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Feb. 1, 2011 – Middle East countries are suddenly becoming high-demand
buyers of wheat and other commodities, all in an effort to avoid or
prevent the kinds of riots that have taken shape in Egypt. And such
hoarding is likely to intensify, according to a recent Goldman Sachs
report. |  READ MORE