Ukraine clouds global food price forecasts
20 March 2014
(IRIN Global) -
The political crisis in Ukraine, the world’s third biggest exporter of maize, could affect global prices of the grain and global reserves in the 2014- 2015 season, say experts. The US Grain Council said in a recent statement that shipments from the Ukraine, which exports to North Africa, the Middle East and China, are “becoming increasingly difficult”.