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How Much Food Can You Buy For $5 Around The World?

Here's how much coffee, meat, beer, McDonald's, and more you can buy for $5 in countries around the world. For starters, you can buy a lot of beer for $5 in China.

Here's a list of the foods we looked at:
bananas
coffee
beef
rice
potatoes
eggs
beer

And some of the countries:
Italy
France
Sweden
Ethiopia
USA
UK
China
Japan

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Information for this video came from, in part...
http://www.bls.gov/
http://www.census.gov/
http://www.stat.go.jp/
http://www.insee.fr/
http://www.abs.gov.au/
http://www.fao.org/
http://www.ifpri.org/
http://www.statcan.gc.ca/
http://www.csa.gov.et/
http://www.numbeo.com/
http://www.ico.org/
http://www.mysupermarket.co.uk/
http://www.stats.gov.cn/
The Economist
http://www.economist.com/content/big-mac​-index
http://www.economist.com/blogs/graphicde​tail/2012/09/daily-chart-13
The New York Times
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/20/busine​ss/global/japanese-consumers-reconsideri​ng-rice-loyalty.html
The Telegraph
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/comme​nt/liamhalligan/9782815/Rising-food-pric​es-will-reap-a-bitter-harvest.html


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