As protests continue, Yemen's economy struggles in silence

Published on 31 March 2011

As politicians wrangle over Yemen's political future and rival military factions patrol the streets of the capital, another major crisis is looming over Yemen, the country's failing economy, and its one which requires more than meetings and empty rhetoric to resolve.(..)Food prices are already starting to go up - the price of vegetable oil and wheat flour has risen by nearly YR 50 in the past week, according to the World Food Program.

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