La Paz, May 18 (Prensa Latina) Bolivian authorities are investigating the concealment of large volumes of corn by speculative intermediaries in response to several complaints, Deputy Minister of Medium and Large Scale Industrial Production Luis Siles confirmed on Wednesday.
Montevideo, Apr 13 (Prensa Latina) The Finance Commission of the Uruguayan Senate has proposed an eventual parliamentary agreement to alleviate the high cost of basic food basket items that distresses households with limited resources.
Beijing, Apr 12 (Prensa Latina) Inflation in China grew 1.5 percent on a year-on-year basis in late March, caused by higher prices of several products amid the new surge in Covid-19 cases, the National Bureau of Statistics reported.
Rome, Apr 9 (Prensa Latina) The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)'s food price index rose to 159.3 points in March, 12.6 percent higher than in February, the organization reported.
London, Apr 1 (Prensa Latina) Millions of people in the United Kingdom will have to spend hundreds of pounds sterling more to pay for electricity and gas they consume, after the new prices entered into effect on Friday.
New York, March 31 (Prensa Latina) Oil prices were lower on Thursday as the White House announced that it will release 1 million barrels per day of oil for the next six months from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve — in an effort to calm spiking oil and gas prices.