The Indian police use water canons to disperse farmers during a protest march to New Delhi on October 2. In India, a falling rupee and rising oil prices have ignited a farm crisis. Photo: EPA
Neal Kimberley
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How a stronger US dollar and higher crude prices are a recipe for trouble in oil-importing Asian nations

Neal Kimberley says US sanctions on Iran are driving up oil prices for Asian countries with weaker currencies. China and Hong Kong should be able to cope, but India and Indonesia are already suffering

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The Indian police use water canons to disperse farmers during a protest march to New Delhi on October 2. In India, a falling rupee and rising oil prices have ignited a farm crisis. Photo: EPA
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