Workers unload imported rice in Manila. Photo: Reuters Workers unload imported rice in Manila. Photo: Reuters
Workers unload imported rice in Manila. Photo: Reuters
The Philippines

In the Philippines, importing rice has long been controversial but food shortages may force the government’s hand

  • Resistance to buying rice abroad has eased in recent months, following a bout of severe inflation
  • The Philippines is the world’s second-largest importer of rice after China

Topic |   The Philippines
Workers unload imported rice in Manila. Photo: Reuters Workers unload imported rice in Manila. Photo: Reuters
Workers unload imported rice in Manila. Photo: Reuters
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