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Russian firms face supply disruptions, despite efforts to overcome Ukraine war sanctions

MOSCOW: Beer taps are running dry in the Russian capital of Moscow, with fewer foreign beers brought into the country amid sanctions introduced after its invasion of Ukraine. While there are no direct sanctions preventing Western distributors from selling alcohol to Russia, many brands are concerned about being seen doing business with the country. The beer industry is just one of

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China hoovers up Australian wheat despite tensions

China is importing Australian wheat in record volumes, despite simmering trade disputes over other agricultural commodities, as farmers gear up for a third consecutive bumper grain harvest. Industry sources estimate China will import about 6.3 million tonnes of Australian wheat for the year to September 30, making it by far our biggest customer. Indonesia is a long way back in

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