The Rising Cost Of White Bread Around The World

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There’s no perfect way to compare the price goods across international borders.¬† One of the more popular measures is the Big Mac index, which compares the price of Big Macs in different countries.The Economist Intelligence Unit, a division of the Economist, compares prices at a more fundamental level: bread

In its new Worldwide Cost of Living Survey, the EIU compares  the dollar-equivalent prices of a liter of gas, a kilo of white rice, and a 1 kilo loaf of sliced white bread.

Zurich and Tokyo took the top two spots in the survey.  New York took the 47th spot in its survey.

Below is a look at the global price of white bread across borders over 1, 5, and 10 year periods.

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Photo: Economist Intelligence Unit

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