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Svetlana Kovalyova

No food crisis yet as grain prices soar:U.N.

Jul 20 2012

MILAN World markets are not yet facing a crisis of the kind seen in 2007/08 when high food prices sparked riots in some poorer countries, although soaring grain prices fuelled by an intense U.S. drought are a cause for concern, the UN's food agency said.

No food crisis yet as grain prices soar: U.N.

Jul 20 2012

MILAN World markets are not yet facing a crisis of the kind seen in 2007/08 when high food prices sparked riots in some poorer countries, although soaring grain prices fuelled by an intense U.S. drought are a cause for concern, the UN's food agency said.

No food crisis yet as grain prices soar: U.N.

Jul 20 2012

MILAN World markets are not yet facing a crisis of the kind seen in 2007/08 when high food prices sparked riots in some poorer countries, although soaring grain prices fuelled by an intense U.S. drought are a cause for concern, the UN's food agency said.

Italy steel plant facing pollution case shutdown

Jul 18 2012

MILAN Italy's main steel plant faces a possible partial shutdown if a magistrate rules its fumes and dust particles endanger the health of thousands of workers and nearby residents.

U.S. crop worry to fuel world food prices in July: U.N.

Jul 05 2012

MILAN Searing heat in the U.S. Midwest is expected to see global food prices snap three months of declines in July, the UN said on Thursday, as some international grain prices surged to highs last seen during the 2007-08 food crisis.

World food price index expected to fall for May

Jun 06 2012

MILAN World food prices are expected to have fallen in May for a second month, easing inflation and food security concerns, as intensifying worries about a slowing global economy and euro zone debt led to a sell-off in grains and other commodities.

World food price index expected to fall for May

Jun 06 2012

MILAN World food prices are expected to have fallen in May for a second month, easing inflation and food security concerns, as intensifying worries about a slowing global economy and euro zone debt led to a sell-off in grains and other commodities.

Eni to sell 30 percent of Snam to CDP for 3.5 billion euros

May 30 2012

MILAN Italy's oil and gas major Eni will sell 30 percent minus one share in Snam to state-controlled holding company Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) for 3.517 billion euros ($4.36 billion), as part of the government-designed plan for Eni to exit from the gas network.

Eni to sell 30 percent of Snam to CDP for 3.5 billion euros

May 30 2012

MILAN Italy's oil and gas major Eni will sell 30 percent minus one share in Snam to state-controlled holding company Cassa Depositi e Prestiti (CDP) for 3.517 billion euros (2.81 billion pounds), as part of the government-designed plan for Eni to exit from the gas network.

Diamond prices seen up in 2012 on sparkling demand

May 14 2012

VICENZA, Italy Prices of rough diamonds are expected to rise this year after a turbulent 2011, driven by recovering consumer demand in the United States and a robust appetite for the gems in Asia, the head of the World Diamond Council (WDC) told Reuters on Monday.

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