Short of Money, Egypt Sees Crisis on Fuel and Food

(New York Times) David D. Kirkpatrick - Egypt is running out of the hard currency it needs for fuel imports. The shortage is raising questions about Egypt's ability to keep importing wheat. Farmers already lack fuel for the pumps that irrigate their fields, and they say they fear they will not have enough for the tractors to reap their wheat next month before it rots in the fields.

2013-04-02 00:00:00

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