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Support for farmers in rice tariffication is assured& mdash;Villar

Support for farmers in rice tariffication is assured& mdash;Villar.....»»

Category: newsSource: thestandard thestandardDec 6th, 2018

Support for farmers in rice tariffication is assured& mdash;Villar

Support for farmers in rice tariffication is assured& mdash;Villar.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

Villar: Without RICE Fund, farmers will lose after QR on rice imports expires

December 6, 2018. Sen. Cynthia Villar today stressed that the package of support for farmers included in the rice tariffication bill is government’s response to the expiration last June 30, 2017 of the quantitative restriction (QR) on rice importation under the agreement with the World Treaty Organization… Source link link: Villar: Without RICE Fund, farmers will lose after QR on rice imports expires.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilainformerRelated NewsDec 6th, 2018

[OPINION] Rice tariffication good for the country, Filipino farmers

Department of Agriculture Undersecretary Fred Serrano has thrown his support behind groups urging President Rodrigo Duterte to veto the rice tariffication law . Blaming the senators for their version of tariffication (Senate Bill 1998), Serrano maintains that rice tariffication, which converts the quantity restriction (QR) on imported rice into tariff protection rates, is not about removing the “regulatory power ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJan 24th, 2019

Prepare for influx of cheap imported rice, farmers told

LUCENA CITY --- With the passage of the rice tariffication bill, the farmers should exert efforts to be more competitive against the expected flood of cheap imported rice, Sen. Cynthia Villar said. "Even if the government has its program but if the farmers themselves will not fight it out ... the farmers should be more competitive. It cannot be done by the government alone. It has to be done with the help of the farmers," Villar, chair of the Senate committee on agriculture and food, said in an interview here Saturday afternoon. Lower rice prices The senator said amid the rising inflation in the country, the price of rice might be lowered once the bill was signed into law due to...Keep on reading: Prepare for influx of cheap imported rice, farmers told.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsNov 25th, 2018

P5B annual & apos;mechanization& apos; fund to be allocated for farmers under Rice Tariffication Bill: Villar - ABS-CBN News

P5B annual 'mechanization' fund to be allocated for farmers under Rice Tariffication Bill: Villar - ABS-CBN News.....»»

Category: newsSource:  googlenewsRelated NewsNov 16th, 2018

Farmers assured of P20B subsidy from rice tariffs

RICE farmers will be getting P20 billion worth of subsidy from the proposed Rice Tariffication law. This is according to ANAC-IP party-list Rep. Jose Panganiban Jr., chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture and Food, as he pushed for the final approval of the measure. In the House of Representatives,….....»»

Category: newsSource:  journalRelated NewsAug 28th, 2018

Imports to address inflation? Support farmers instead – Bam Aquino

MANILA, Philippines – Senate ways and means committee vice chairperson Paolo Benigno Aquino IV warned that rice tariffication and proposals to lower tariffs on meat and fish would hurt local farmers.  "We should be careful about tariffication, baka knee-jerk reaction na naman ito (this might ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsAug 16th, 2018

Tabuk City LGU urges farmers to support MANA

CITY OF TABUK, Kalinga, July 26 (PIA) -- Farmers in this rice-producing city were urged by the City Agriculture Office to support the Maunlad na Agrikultura sa Nayon (MANA) as it assured the opening o.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsJul 26th, 2018

Cynthia Villar eyes P10-billion subsidy under rice tariffication bill

Senate agriculture committee chairperson Cynthia Villar plans to include a P10 billion government subsidy in the pending rice tariffication bill in a bid to boost the competitiveness of rice farmers......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 21st, 2018

Gov t to support farmers amid moves to lift rice import quotas

MANILA, Philippines – The government will help farmers compete with their counterparts in the region in the likely event of a liberalization of rice imports in the country, the chairperson of the Senate agriculture committee said. Senator Cynthia Villar gave the assurance to farmers as she pushed for a 35%- tariff on ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsJun 1st, 2018

Robredo on rice tariffication law: Ensure safety nets for farmers

MANILA, Philippines – After President Rodrigo Duterte signed the rice tariffication law , Vice President Leni Robredo urged the government to ensure that "safety nets" are available for farmers who may be hit hard by the new measure. The newly signed rice tariffication law seeks to lift import restrictions on rice, ........»»

Category: newsSource:  rapplerRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2019

Robredo: Rice tariffication law should have safety nets for farmers

MANILA, Philippines --- Vice President Leni Robredo urged the Duterte administration to ensure that there would be measures to safeguard rice farmers from the negative effects of the recently signed rice tariffication law. "Maaapektuhan talaga iyong mga magsasaka. Kaya iyong pinakatanong sa batas: Ano ba iyong safety nets? Kung gagawin natin ito, ano ba iyong safety nets natin para siguruhin na hindi negatibo iyong epekto sa mga magsasaka? Kasi sigurado mayroon," Robredo said on Sunday in "BISErbisyong Leni," her weekly radio show aired over AM station DZXL. [The farmers will really be affected. So the question about the law is: What are the safety nets? If we're going to imple...Keep on reading: Robredo: Rice tariffication law should have safety nets for farmers.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2019

& lsquo;Tariffication law should not kill rice farmers& rsquo;

& lsquo;Tariffication law should not kill rice farmers& rsquo;.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2019

Filipino-Chinese Chamber backs rice tariffication

Filipino-Chinese Chamber backs rice tariffication Panay News MANILA The Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FFCCCII) on Wednesday expressed support for the proposed rice.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2019

Farmers slam Duterte for ‘sealing death of PH rice industry’ with tariffication law

“It's the beginning of the end of the local rice industry. Even with the rice industry enhancement fund, the local rice industry do not stand a chance with massive rice imports.” The post Farmers slam Duterte for ‘sealing death of PH rice industry’ with tariffication law appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2019

Rice tariffication law beats high prices& mdash;solon

Rice tariffication law beats high prices& mdash;solon.....»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 17th, 2019

Rice tariff law to boost farmers’ profitability

The P10-billion Rice Competitiveness Enhancement Fund in the newly signed Rice Tarrification Law will help farmers improve their profitability and competitiveness, Sen. Cynthia Villar said yesterday.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 16th, 2019

Duterte signs rice tariffication bill into law

  MANILA, Philippines - President Rodrigo Duterte has signed the rice tariffication bill into law. Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea confirmed this toINQUIRER.netin a text message. "Yes," Medialdea said when asked if the President has already signed the bill into law. The measure, which seeks to convert the quantitative restriction (QR) on rice into tariffs is set to lapse into law on February 15 if it is not acted upon by the President. Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo also confirmed the development in a separate message. Farmers and the National Food Authority (NFA) have been asking for some changes to the bill. They are particularly seeking to t...Keep on reading: Duterte signs rice tariffication bill into law.....»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2019

Cheap branding

Otso Diretso ringleader Mar Roxas, who is now carrying “the economist” brand, criticized the rice tariffication program, as he said, “Before we give up on Filipino farmers, let’s give it our all.” His concern would have meant a lot had he been talking from experience, but looking back during his and former President Noynoy Aquino’s […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2019

Fil-Chi biz chamber backs rice tariffication

THE FEDERATION of Filipino-Chinese Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FFCCCII) has joined other business groups in expressing full support for […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  mindanaoexaminerRelated NewsFeb 14th, 2019