17.12.2008 - Credit crisis highlights need for global trade reform
From Farmonline.com.au: World prices for agricultural commodities fell a further 2.2pc in November, according to the latest Westpac-NFF Commodity Index report, and follows on from a 1.3pc drop in October as the global economy continues its slump. But the Westpac-National Farmers' Federation report says agricultural commodities are still buoyant; it is the credit squeeze which is precipitating major declines in world trade. .... Full Article: Source