Food crisis: Philippines demands rice export ban to be lifted

Reading time 2 min.

Manila has demanded that the export ban on rice that several Asian countries have put in place to limit the soaring rice prices be removed, calling for “moral persuasion” from the UN, according to Al Jazeera. The Philippines is the world’s biggest rice importer and is as far as three years from rice self sufficiency according to Reuters.

International  International news in general
Support Follow Afrik-News on Google News