Tag: Food Crisis

ammonium nitrate
CapEx Team

Two-thirds of what?

Russia produces roughly two-thirds of the world’s ammonia nitrate. Russia introduces export ban on ammonium nitrate for two months — government – Business & Economy – TASS Russia imposed a ban on ammonium nitrate export for two months, until April 2, the government’s press service said on Tuesday. “The two-month

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Libya, Frontier Markets FX and “Streaming” Agriculture

We’ve written a bit herein about our friend and colleague, Kevin Virgil. Kevin is a West Point graduate, veteran of the US military and a true boots-on-the-ground frontier markets investor. He’s also a damn nice guy! You can get a bit more background by reviewing our posts: Libya – The

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How to safely play the Tunisian crisis

On the 14th of January, 2011 President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali fled Tunisia amidst violent protests. This scene has played out across the world more times than I care to mention, and I would like to point out a couple of things. Firstly, it is and always will be

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