Indonesia’s on the Edge of a Rice Crisis
SIGNS of an imminent crisis are brewing in the global rice market. The culprit is none other than the extreme dry seasons due to El Niño.
This threat has pushed the Indian government to implement extreme policies. Since the end of July, India has stopped its rice exports, excluding the premium basmati variants, to prioritize domestic needs. India is the largest exporter of rice in the world.
The stop of rice supply from the cou...