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Farmers collect wheat in a rural area north of Cairo May 19, 2008. Analysts said prices for wheat, rice and other staple food consumed across the globe could rise if supplies are disrupted by weather.
Tuesday, May. 20, 2008

Open quoteThis is not a few weeks, few months thing. It could be two or three years.Close quote

  • World Bank Managing Director, warning that the cost of staple foods such as rice was expected to remain high in the future
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