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Garlic becomes China's top asset

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The price of garlic bulbs has tripled in just eight months in China, with global prices likely to rise as a result.

Speculators have been blamed for the massive rise - but there is also a popular theory in China that garlic may offer protection from swine flu.

Chris Hogg reports.

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