Rising Rice Prices Pose Real Risks

May 2008
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;May2008, Vol. 19 Issue 5, following p7
Country Report
The article presents an economic outlook in the Asian region. It relates that the growing problem on escalating rice prices will cause inflation problems in lower-income countries, which could result to economic and political instability. Moreover, it adds that unless the mismatch in the supply and demand of rice is addressed, it will continue to cause political risks in the region.


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