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  • LONDON — U.K. bank regulators are launching a new type of "stress test" that forces banks to consider unlikely but potentially disastrous scenarios like a flu pandemic or disruptions to the country's food-supply chain.

    For U.K. Banks, a Calamity Is Born

  • The currency move appeared to be part of a continuing government crackdown on private markets, which have become an essential part of the food-supply system in the chronically hungry North.

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: December 3, 2009

  • Those in favor say Wal-Mart Stores and their global peers would improve food-supply infrastructure in a country where nearly 40% of fruit and vegetable production rots because of a lack of cold storage.

    India's a Tough Sell

  • Nor would Oxfam's description of the food-supply system as "bust" be too controversial.

    Food: A hungry world | Editorial

  • Denied their usual food-supply, weakened by hunger, they fell upon and devoured one another.

    The Famine

  • U.K. bank regulators are launching a new type of "stress test" to force banks to consider unlikely but potentially disastrous scenarios like a flu pandemic or disruptions to the food-supply chain.

    World Watch

  • Amid easing Western demand for the emerging world's goods, growth is slowing in countries such as China, South Korea and Brazil, where prices are being driven up by food-supply shortages, consumer demand and wage increases.

    India's Inflation Is a Lesson for Fast-Growing Economies

  • But food-supply problems have also contributed to the recent spike in prices, and food has become a source of international tension.

    The Great Disruption

  • China has proven repeatedly successful in handling food-supply bottlenecks, housing bubbles, and external energy shocks separately.

    Sclerosis in China

  • But food-supply problems have also contributed to the recent spike in prices, and food has become a source of international tension.

    The Great Disruption

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