28-03-2014 02:16 AM | Ukraine

Wheat prices rise on Crimea and Ukraine worries

Fears of political instability in Crimea and Ukraine have helped push up wheat prices since February.

Ukraine accounts for some 6% of the of the world's wheat export market, while Crimea produces 7% of those exports.

Freezing weather in the US and drought conditions elsewhere have added to worries about shortages.
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