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Indian Finance Minister blames US for diverting food products to make biofuels


Growing world economies, rising food demand and expansion of corn for producing bio-fuels has caused food inflation.

Indian Finance Minister P. Chidambaram blamed countries like the US for diverting food grains such as corn for producing bio-fuels, which led for to soaring food grain prices globally.

India banned exports of Edible Oils and even raised rice export prices to control rising prices.