Rice imports to ease high prices
The Jakarta Post
The government has finally allowed the importation of rice to ease the stubbornly high price of the staple food over the past two months.
Premium-grade rice totaling 500,000 tons will be sourced from major producing countries, such as Thailand and Vietnam, and is set to reach Indonesia late January through state-owned trading firm PT Perusahaan Perdagangan Indonesia.
The move has t...