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Countries Are Starting to Hoard Food, Threatening Global Trade

Countries Starting to Hoard Food, Threatening Global Trade(Bloomberg) --It’s not just grocery shoppers who are hoarding pantry staples. Some governments are moving to secure domestic food supplies during the conoravirus pandemic.Kazakhstan, one of the world’s biggest shippers of wheat flour, banned exports of that product along with others, including carrots,…
bubmag
March 25, 2020
Protectionism

Brexit: The ‘Australian Option’?

Yves here. We’ve covered most of the Brexit issues presented here, but this is a very useful high-level take that could be helpful as a recap of the state of play for curious friends and colleagues. By Nick Dearden, director of Global Justice Now. Originally published at openDemocracy The fallout…
bubmag
March 17, 2020
Protectionism

Brexit: the ‘Australian option’?

David Frost and Michel Barier at the first day of the UK-EU trade talks. | Monasse Thierry/PA. All rights reserved. The fallout of coronavirus only adds to Britain’s problems as the country tries to extricate itself from 40 years of EU membership. We already know that Boris Johnson, rather than…
bubmag
March 16, 2020