High food prices a challenge: Kamal Nath

High food prices a challenge: Kamal Nath
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First Published: Mon, Jan 21 2008. 10 02 AM IST
Updated: Mon, Jan 21 2008. 10 02 AM IST
New Delhi: The trade minister of India, Kamal Nath said on Monday that high global food prices posed a challenge to economies around the world, and nations needed to work together to tackle the problem.
“World food prices are a challenge. Wheat has doubled, edible oil prices have nearly doubled. It is this challenge that the east and the west must come together to address,” Nath told a meeting of Indian and British businessman.
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First Published: Mon, Jan 21 2008. 10 02 AM IST