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During drought, China turns to Ukraine as food source

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Aug. 2, 2012, 11:20 p.m. | Business — by James Brooke

China, a major food importer, is turning to Ukraine as a new supplier.
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LOKHVITSA, Ukraine — The worst drought in half a century is hitting corn and wheat harvests in the United States, the world’s largest food exporter.  So China, a major food importer, is turning to a new source of supply - Ukraine, a nation once known as the breadbasket of Europe.

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