Feb 22, 2011 07:59 PM IST
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released the minutes of the technical panel meet that was scheduled to discuss the January monetary policy.
- Feb 16, 2011 08:18 AM IST
World Bank chief Robert Zoellick on Tuesday said global food prices have reached dangerous levels that could complicate fragile political and social conditions in the Middle East, and warned that their impact also bears watching across Central Asia.
- Feb 15, 2011 10:49 PM IST
Rising food prices increasing poverty - World Bank
- Feb 09, 2011 05:29 PM IST
Expressing concern over inflation which he saw remaining above comfort-level, Eskesen said that a lot of focus has been given to supply-side factors but there is a need to look at the demand-side as well, with demand-driven pressures being felt on food prices in H2 2010.
- Feb 03, 2011 06:59 PM IST
A pick up in food inflation in the latest data is part of inflationary fluctuations, the finance minister said on Thursday, in a further attempt to calm market jitters over soaring food prices.
- Feb 03, 2011 08:36 AM IST
Surging food prices are on Thursday expected to push the United Nations' food price index to a record high in January for a second straight month, further above the levels which prompted food riots in 2007/2008.
- Feb 02, 2011 10:02 AM IST
CNBC-TV18’s Menaka Doshi caught up with Harish Manwani, President-Asia & Africa of HUL in Davos and got his views on what the short-term implications of high food prices could be and how it could be tackled in the long-run.
- Jan 27, 2011 02:49 PM IST
Higher food prices pose a major threat to the global economy and social stability but policymakers must not over-regulate commodity markets, a senior World Bank official said on Thursday.
- Jan 25, 2011 12:22 PM IST
Rules are needed to curb speculation in surging commodity prices as the world heads towards a food crisis that threatens political instability, the head of the UN's food agency said.
- Jan 25, 2011 11:00 AM IST
India needs tight monetary policy to prevent food prices from spilling over to the broader economy, a top economic adviser said in a newspaper interview, ahead of a widely expected rate hike on Tuesday.
- Jan 25, 2011 08:24 AM IST
McDonald's Corp plans to raise prices this year to help offset an expected rise in its grocery bill for the 10 commodities that account for around 75% of its food preparation costs.
- Jan 19, 2011 04:22 PM IST
Last year, lentils and sugar pushed up food prices in India. Now the surging cost of onions, tomatoes and edible oils is driving broader inflation.
- Jan 13, 2011 08:21 PM IST
The government will review import and export of all essential commodities, the government said in a statement on Thursday, in its bid to tame spiralling food prices that have fuelled rapid inflation.
- Jan 13, 2011 08:24 AM IST
South Korea's central bank surprised markets on Thursday by raising interest rates to contain inflationary pressures, as record food prices and volatile commodities prices threaten an escalation in inflation.
- Jan 11, 2011 07:22 PM IST
South Korea unveiled steps on Tuesday to combat the threat of rising food prices, joining a flurry of activity as policymakers grow increasingly worried that inflation could derail a global recovery.
- Jan 08, 2011 10:29 AM IST
Unrestricted exports of 500,000 tonnes of sugar from India may be delayed, trade and industry sources said on Friday.
- Jan 07, 2011 06:57 PM IST
The Group of 20 leading economies will discuss ways to tackle soaring food prices that are stoking fears of a repeat of the 2008 food crisis, as some Asian countries sought to reassure nervous consumers on Friday.
- Jan 07, 2011 04:08 PM IST
Record high food prices are moving to the top of policymaker agendas, driven by fears it could stoke inflation, protectionism and unrest and dent consumer demand in key emerging economies.
- Jan 06, 2011 10:17 AM IST
Free markets rather than protectionist policies are the solution to volatile food prices and the G20 should take steps to prioritise the provision of food for the poor, World Bank President Robert Zoellick said.
- Jan 03, 2011 10:15 AM IST
The government faces the prospect of accelerating inflation from higher food prices, even as it considers lifting diesel prices, and it will walk a thin line as it balances political and economic objectives.