Conflict in Ukraine bumps up cost of wheat, barley and cooking oils

Published date06 May 2022
Publication titleBusiness Insider
Although food products are excluded from most of the financial sanctions affecting Russia, there has a great deal of supply chain and logistical disruption, says Josef Licsauer, Fund

Analyst at Hargreaves Lansdown. Ports and airspaces are being closed in Russia and many ships are unable to sign new deals or gain insurance through fear of conflict or trade embargos.

"The disruption to production and exports will impact consumers in terms of both availability and rising prices of commodities." It also makes investing in agricultural commodities more difficult. Licsauer suggests considering the Sarasin

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