global grain

China’s non-manufacturing sector growth goes up (Lead)

September 3rd, 2012 - 1:27 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 3 (IANS) The Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) of China's non-manufacturing sector, a key economic indicator, rose 0.7 percentage point to 56.3 percent in August, new survey results indicate.The ... Read more...

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South Korean economy shows weaker growth momentum

August 9th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Aug 9 (IANS) The South Korean economy has seen a weakening growth momentum due to lacklustre exports and domestic demand, the central bank said Thursday."The domestic economy showed weaker ... Read more...

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Industrialization of China increases fragility of global food supply

January 22nd, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): A new research by the University of Leeds, UK, has determined that industrialization of China is increasing the fragility of global food supply, with reports indicating that ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Extra grain import by China could upset global market

January 22nd, 2009 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 22 (IANS) Even if rapidly urbanising China were to import just five percent of its grain requirments, experts fear it would upset the world market. The knock-on effect on the ... Read more...

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India Infoline awarded ‘Best Broker’ in India by FinanceAsia

June 25th, 2008 - 10:47 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 25 (ANI/Business Wire India ): India Infoline has been awarded the 'Best Broker in India ' by Finance Asia. This was a result of FinanceAsia's annual look at the ... Read more...

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Climate change roils farming in Australia

May 27th, 2008 - 11:03 am ICT by admin
By Sid Astbury Moree (Australia), May 27 (DPA) Generations of the Kirkby family have farmed the dark alluvial soils near Moree in Australia's southeast corner. Where merino sheep once grazed, there are now ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bush is right - but equally wrong: the global food debate(Commentary)

May 18th, 2008 - 12:26 pm ICT by admin
By John Stanly Is there anything common between US President George W. Bush and the 18th century British political economist Thomas Malthus? Most unlikely. But Bush's "discovery" that the growing "prosperity" of India ... Read more...

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China’s inflation eases, but target still elusive

May 4th, 2008 - 3:41 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 4 (Xinhua) Inflationary pressure in China continues to ease, thanks to falling farm prices, but the target of containing inflation to 4.8 percent looks elusive, market analysts said Sunday. The ... Read more...

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New agricultural practices to safeguard resources urged

April 15th, 2008 - 9:56 pm ICT by admin
DPA Paris, April 15 (DPA) As rising prices for staple foods have sparked rioting in several countries around the world, a report released Tuesday by a UN body called for changing the way ... Read more...

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‘Chinese, Indians eating more meat, driving global grain shortage’

February 19th, 2008 - 10:40 am ICT by admin
By Dipankar De Sarkar London, Feb 19 (IANS) The leader of Britain's largest opposition party has told British farmers that the current global shortage of grains is partly being caused by Chinese and ... Read more...

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