High Fuel Prices Drive up Donkey Prices in Turkey

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Bulgaria: High Fuel Prices Drive up Donkey Prices in Turkey The prices of draught animals in Turkey has grown several times as many have given up their tractors due to the high fuel prices. Photo by photoseek.com

The prices of donkeys in the Yozgat District in Central Turkey have increased sevenfold as many local people are giving up the use of tractors over the high fuel prices, and substitute them with the beasts of draught.

Because of the increased demand the price of one donkey grew from EUR 26 to about EUR 180, the Turkish newspaper Zaman reported.

According to the paper, the number of people in Turkey using donkeys instead of tractors had grown twice. The diesel in the country already costs EUR 1,6 per liter.
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#8
Jerry - 13 Jun 2008 // 16:56:26

Will the Bulgarian Government Reform its Labor Laws and include Donkies on the Parlament Agenda?

Remember, Minister of Labor, DEVELOP HUMAN CAPITAL AS A CENTERPIECE OF COUNTRY STRATEGY. Does this include the Bulgarian or Turkish Donkies?

I smell in the air the dung of the Donkies to organize a Cooperative or Union.

We need the First Bulgarian Politician to ride a Donkey on the May 1, 2009 Parade in the Nude to represent our Environment and Labor.

#7
Borat Great Success - 13 Jun 2008 // 00:37:39

great success for the peoples of the environment making donkey poo make monies for the gypsies form the poor peoples. many time I see donkey poo on floor and pick it up in hands and look to the skies. Great success

#6
Jerry - 12 Jun 2008 // 20:39:06

Devil's Advocate,

It is all in the MANUER.

It all depends how you lump the statistics and whether the numbers are Organic.

The problem the poor population is suffering due to high costs or inflation.

The donkey is a symbol, that the politicians should not make asses of themselves.

#5
Devil's Advocate - 12 Jun 2008 // 17:01:45

I feel that you, Jerry, need to learn more about supply and demand.

#4
Jerry - 12 Jun 2008 // 16:10:23

I feel a Thesis and Analysis should be performed on the effects of micro-economic and macro-economic inflationary barometer on the Turkey and Bulgarian Donkies.

What are the affects on the poor?

What are the affects on the consumer?

What are the costs of Manurer that affect my vegetable garden or rose garden?

Where are the business schools of Bulgaria and Turkey? I need answers!

Or is it all a croc of MANURER?

#3
Jerry - 12 Jun 2008 // 15:51:03

As donkey prices go up, this signal proves the rural poor agricultural producers are paying dearly to high price fuel costs.

Between the Donkey and the Politician, what is the difference in intelligence?

The consumer and poor always get kicked from behind.

The donkey is the signal of inflation in the most simple and purest form of macro and micro economic analysis.

#2
mandalin - 12 Jun 2008 // 13:33:51

FUnny story.

#1
CJB - 11 Jun 2008 // 23:26:36

Aide, magarantse!

Great story, Novinite! Maybe a report on conche prices in BG next?

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