Gulf Crisis Pushes Qatar Food Prices Up Most Since 2015: Chart

Food prices in Qatar rose the most since 2015 in June after its biggest suppliers, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, cut diplomatic and trade ties -- including the peninsula’s only land border. The world’s wealthiest country can afford to keep supermarkets stocked for its population of 2.7 million, but the produce from nations including Turkey, Morocco and Peru is more costly. The emirate is even flying in cows from as far away as Australia.

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