In three months, a supermarket bill of 40 euros has become 12 euros more expensive

Exactly a month after the start of the war in Ukraine, Rita went shopping and was shocked to see that the price of cooking oil had doubled, now costing more than 3 euros per litre. Over a liter of the finest olive oil available. This was a direct effect of the sudden exit from the market of one of Europe’s largest grain exporters. This is the lesser consequence of the shock wave that has spread around the world, but more violently on Europe, particularly vulnerable both to the reality of war and to the effects of the uncertainty that it generates.

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