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By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : June 20, 2021, 07:10
Duration : 01:44

North Korea faces acute food shortage; Kim Jong-un claims typhoons as the main cause

A massive food crisis has shot up the prices of commodities in North Korea. NK News, which gathers information from contacts within North Korea reports that 1 kg of bananas costs ₹3,336, a packet of black tea costs ₹5,167 and the price of coffee has shot up to more than an approximate amount of ₹7,381. The major causes behind this acute food shortage are the closing of borders in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, international sanctions, and extensive flooding.
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