China’s Secrecy Seen Thwarting Global Drive to Avoid Food Riots

China’s Secrecy Seen Thwarting Global Drive to Avoid Food Riots

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Corn is unloaded at the Archer-Daniels-Midland Co. corn processing facility in Decatur, Illinois. Agribusinesses including Cargill, the biggest closely held U.S. company, ADM and Bunge Ltd. control 44 percent of all crop-storage capacity in the U.S., the world’s biggest crop exporter.