World Bank: Rising Food Prices Due To The Russia-Ukraine War

Date: Jun 09, 2022, 13:30

The World Bank cites the Russia-Ukraine war as the main reason for rising food prices, and says countries which has more imports such as Afghanistan have suffered the most.

The World Bank says the war between Russia and Ukraine has negative effects on world food prices, especially in countries like Afghanistan.

The World Bank new report on the world economy and the situation in Afghanistan says that Afghanistan is in economic crise situation and the UN aids has not been able to stop poverty in the country and it also says the afghan citizens incomes has also decreased.

"Contrary to ethics, Afghanistan's assets have been frozen. We are not only fighting for poverty, we are also fighting for a economy war," said Anas Haqqani, a senior Taliban member.

Earlier, the National Bureau of Statistics and Information reported that the country's gross domestic product had shrunk by nearly $ 5 billion and Afghanistan's per capita income had reached $ 350.

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