China News Service, May 17. According to Agence France-Presse, on the 16th local time, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, said that the United States wants India to lift the ban on wheat exports, and warned that the ban will exacerbate global wheat shortages. .

  According to reports, Greenfield said the United States hopes that countries will not restrict exports, because such restrictions will exacerbate food shortages.

  She added that she hoped that India would reconsider its stance on the wheat export ban after hearing concerns from other countries.

  On the 13th local time, the Indian government announced a ban on wheat exports.

Wheat prices in European markets hit record highs after the ban.