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Saudi Arabia to end domestic wheat purchase

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Between 1980 and 2005, Saudi Arabia spent 18 per cent of its oil revenue on growing wheat.

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SAUDI Arabia will stop buying domestically grown wheat in two years' time and rely completely on imports of the grain, the water-short kingdom's new agriculture minister said on Wednesday. By investing tens of billions of dollars, the desert nation's output grew through the 1980s

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