Dissecting Data: Rice as inflation driver

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Posted at Jul 25 2018 09:24 AM | Updated as of Jul 07 2019 01:48 PM

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MANILA -- President Rodrigo Duterte, in his State of the Nation Address, called on Congress to pass a law imposing tariffs on rice as part of measures to bring down prices of the staple grain.

Inflation has held at 5-year highs, due to rising food prices. ABS-CBN Data Analytics looks at how rice prices drives the consumer price index higher.