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AFGHANISTAN: Pressure on wheat prices

Wednesday 29 September 2010

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DUBAI Thursday, September 23, 2010 (IRIN) - Abundant global wheat stocks and unusually good wheat harvests in Afghanistan in 2009 and 2010 have kept prices in the country relatively stable so far. According the Ministry of Agriculture, Afghanistan will only need to import 14 percent of its wheat needs this year (about 700,000 tons) - down from recent levels of 25-33 percent.

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