The club of wealthy nations comprising Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK, and the U.S. took the opportunity to renew their vow of standing with Ukraine on all fronts “for as long as it takes.”
In early May, the Indian Prime Minister announced India was ready “to feed the world” to combat the food shortage following the war in Ukraine. But contrary to expectation, the Indian government enacted an export ban on wheat to combat soaring domestic prices.
Europe has an overall shortage of truck drivers. According to Transport Intelligence, the continent lacks as many as 400,000 drivers, as truckers have retired and fewer young people are interested in taking up the profession.