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Kazakh Government To Stop Rising Bread Prices

Prime Minister Karim Masimov (Courtesy Photo) September 8, 2007 -- Kazakhstan's Prime Minister Karim Masimov says the government has been forced to intervene to stop the rising cost of bread in the country.

Masimov said the authorities would work to stabilize bread prices but the prime minister did not explain why the prices are rising.

Kazakhstan reported in early August that this year's grain harvest would be nearly 18 million tons, allowing the country to export up to eight million tons.


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