|Trade Chief graces the 11th World Rice Conference|
Department of Trade and Industry Secretary Ramon M. Lopez speaks before international rice traders at the 11th World Rice Conference under the Philippine Session: Making the Rice Tariffication Work.
In his speech, the Secretary highlighted how the Philippine Rice Tariffication Law (RTL) helped in tempering the inflation rate from a high of 6.7% in October 2018 to 0.8% as of October 2019. The Secretary further emphasized that the RTL is pro-Filipino, pro-consumer and pro-farmer.
The 2019 The Rice Trader (TRT) World Rice Conference, the world’s premier conference on Rice, celebrated its 11th annual conference held last 10 -13 November 2019, at the Makati Shangri-La Hotel, Manila, Philippines. This year, they combined trade perspective with a research conference to create a holistic view of the entire rice sector.
|Date of Release: 13 November 2019|