Removing rice QR to cut retail price by as much as P7 per kilo

MANILA, Dec. 18 – The lifting of the quantitative restrictions (QR) on rice imports in favor of tariffs will bring several benefits to the economy, among them, slashing the retail price of the food staple by as much as P7 per kilo and helping free some 730,000 Filipinos from poverty, according to the ......