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Food Prices and the Doha Development Agenda

Posted by admin on July 29th, 2008

2001, the year the Doha Development Round negotiations began, the average prices for rice, wheat, and corn were $4.43, $2.83, and $1.89 per bushel respectively.  By May 2008, these had climbed to $11.45, $9.48, and $4.73, leading some to argue that the Doha Round is simply no longer relevant in this new environment of higher [...]