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Sen. Ralph Recto

Senate President Pro Tempore Ralph Recto today said that the Senate bill on rice tariffication mandates that all duties collected from imported rice be plowed back to farmers through “a raft of assistance in the form of equipment, insurance, credit, and even direct financial aid.”

The Senate position is that government should not profit from rice tariffication, Recto said.

He revealed that some quarters in the government were toying with the idea of using rice tariffication to “shore up the government’s fiscal position.”
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