Grain prices in 2013 are expected to be lower on average than last year on increased supply, according to Philippe Chalmin, a professor of economics at University Paris-Dauphine who studies food markets. Following are comments he made yesterday at a grain-industry meeting in Evreux, France:
Philippe Chalmin , an economics professor at the University of Paris-Dauphine, was named as head of a French government group that will study the relationship between food prices at farm level and in supermarkets.
Agricultural commodity markets face “tension” because of tight ending stocks, said Philippe Chalmin , an economics professor at the University of Paris- Dauphine and adviser to the French government. Following are comments he made at a news conference today:
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