Rodrigo Duterte, Rice Tariffication, William Dar, Rice İmportation

Rodrigo Duterte, Rice Tariffication

Duterte orders suspension of rice importation

The President says he opted to stop the importation of rice as he could not stop rice tariffication, which was needed to 'erase corruption'

19.11.2019

The President says he opted to stop the importation of rice as he could not stop rice tariffication , which was needed to 'erase corruption.’

The President says he opted to stop the importation of rice as he could not stop rice tariffication , which was needed to 'erase corruption'

MANILA Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered Agriculture Secretary William Dar to suspend the importation of rice in order to help local farmers who suffered from the rice tariffication law.

(If there's no food, the people would be worried, they would stage riots. Then, people would be hungry, there's no more rice, next month, they won't have anything to eat, it's already expensive.... You choose: the people would be hungry, or the farmers would be angry?)

Duterte did not say for how long the order would be in place, claiming it was needed to ensure farmers earned from their efforts.

There's somebody na ayaw rin kasi masisira 'yung negosyo nila

Since the signing of Republic Act No. 1120 or an"An Act liberalizing the importation, exportation, and trading of rice, lifting for the purpose the quantitative import restriction on rice," farmgate prices of

With the rice tariffication law, the deregulation of rice meant imported rice flooding the country, to the disadvantage of Filipino rice farmers and the local rice industry as a whole, which can't compete with the prices of rice from countries like Thailand and Vietnam.

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erase corruption - bwahahahahaha!

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