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Indonesia Rising: A Country's Evolution

Rising Food Prices

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Rising Food Prices

A woman sells food dishes at a street market in North Jakarta. Many Indonesians do not own a refrigerator so they shop for food on a daily basis, often from street vendors. The price of staple foods in Indonesia has gone up over the past year due largely to weather conditions and rising gas prices.