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Egypt Talks with International Banks to Decrease World Prices | Egyptian Streets

Egypt Talks with International Banks to Decrease World Prices | Egyptian Streets | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
A government source told Reuters on 15 October that Egypt started talking to international banks about restricting the international increase in market prices for basic commodity including wheat and oil. Egypt is the world’s biggest importer of wheat. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) forecasted that by mid 2018, Egypt would have import […]
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Watch: What could stop farmers' haemorrhage in Malta?

Watch: What could stop farmers' haemorrhage in Malta? | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it

There are two things which he believes could be tackled: creating ways to get products to market in a way which was fairer for farmers who currently get a fraction of what consumers pay, and forming cooperatives to overcome the poor economies of scale that come from having small farms: three-quarters of farmers have less than a hectare.

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Egypt’s Inflation Rate Drops to 13.6 % in 2018 | Egyptian Streets

Egypt’s Inflation Rate Drops to 13.6 % in 2018 | Egyptian Streets | CIHEAM Press Review | Scoop.it
The Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) announced earlier this week that Egypt’s inflation rate has dropped to 13.6 percent from 33.2 percent which was the inflation rate in August 2017. However, inflation has increased to 1.7 percent in August indicating that the demand for market goods is higher than the supply. This […]
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