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Philippines Says It’s Keeping 2013 Rice Self-Sufficiency Target

October 16, 2011

Oct. 17 (Bloomberg) -- The Philippines is keeping a target of being rice self-sufficient by 2013 and is maintaining its rice output forecast of 17.3 million tons this year even after a series of storms damaged about 400,000 tons of milled grain, Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala said today in Manila.

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