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As Ramadan arrives, inflation chokes Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia

In North African nations, higher food costs will make it harder to access supplies for the festive month.
Egypt market

With Ramadan starting, households in Morocco, Algeria and Tunisia will be struggling to supply their pantries. Ongoing inflation has pushed up food prices and caused shortages.

Inflation was supercharged by the Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022. Morocco, Tunisia and especially Algeria are key wheat importers and saw higher prices weigh down state budgets during 2022.

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