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Food Prices Rise Amid Talk of Civil Unrest.

Food prices spike in Armenia following talk of social unrest. Will the authorities take action?

Via The Armenian Observer Blog

Sugar prices rose 20% today in most food stores following a 10% price-increase for dairy products yesterday and earlier rises for flour and bread in January.

Prices for natural gas are also set to rise this spring, resulting in a further price rise for a range of related products and services, from food to transportation and utilities.

This comes at a time when the Armenian opposition is talking social unrest, encouraged by revolutions in Egypt and Tunisia.

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