Thursday, February 11, 2016

Egypt Wheat Dilemma

Currently wheat trade has been halted with Egypt due to numerous reasons. The linked article below takes a look at why this has happened and the implications that it is having. We encourage you to read over the article below and start conversations with the discussion points provided.

Discussion Points
  • What factors have caused wheat trade with Egypt to halt?
  • What effects has this had on wheat prices and supplies around the world?
  • Why do many believe that Egypt cannot continue to afford this wheat standoff?
  • What does wheat crop and supply look like globally right now? What does this mean for Egypt and the rest of the world?
  • Why is international trade important to all countries worldwide? 

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