Food prices

Double the usual number of fishing boats are seen at the Dikkowita Fisheries Harbor, a main harbor in the Colombo area of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka’s fuel shortage is hurting the country’s fishing industry


Sri Lanka, which imports its fuel, currently lacks enough dollars to buy adequate supplies of gasoline, diesel, cooking gas and kerosene. That’s impacting the country’s fishing industry, with people running out of fuel for their boats.

At the La Perseverancia market in Bogotá, Colombia customers have noticed that prices for many foods are increasing. With the war in Ukraine, inflation could get worse.

For developing countries, the war in Ukraine means even higher food prices

A woman stands by a display of fruit

As the coronavirus drags on, Mexico’s food prices soar